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Rare Endobronchial Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor in Pediatric Patient Detected on PET/CT Imaging

Kara, Pelin Ozcan MD*; Koc, Zehra Pinar MD*; Citak, Elvan Caglar MD; Nayci, Ali MD; Bahadir, Gokhan Berktug MD; Kara, Taylan MD§

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001737
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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) can be seen in all age groups, although it is more common in children and adolescents. We report the FDG PET/CT findings in an 8-year-old boy with endobronchial IMT. Endobronchial IMT is more commonly seen in young adults.

From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine, †Pediatric Oncology, ‡Pediatric Surgery, and §Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University Ciftlikkoy Kampüsü, Mersin, Turkey.

Received for publication March 29, 2017; revision accepted May 8, 2017.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Correspondence to: Pelin Ozcan Kara, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University Ciftlikkoy Kampüsü, 33343 Yenişehir, Mersin, Turkey. E-mail:

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