Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Palatine Tonsillar Metastasis of Small-Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma from the Lung Detected by FDG-PET/CT After Tonsillectomy: A Case Report

Xiao-Hong Chen 1 , 2 , Yang-Yang Bao 1 , Shui-Hong Zhou 1 , * , Qin-Ying Wang 1 and Kui Zhao 3
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1 Department of Otolaryngology, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
2 Department of Otolaryngology, the Second Hospital of Jiaxing City 314000, Zhejiang, China
3 Center of PET, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: September 01, 2013, 10 (3); 148-151
  • Published Online: August 30, 2013
  • Article Type: Case ReportHEAD&NECK IMAGING
  • Received: November 26, 2012
  • Revised: February 20, 2013
  • Accepted: April 8, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.9281

To Cite: Chen X, Bao Y, Zhou S, Wang Q, Zhao K. Palatine Tonsillar Metastasis of Small-Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma from the Lung Detected by FDG-PET/CT After Tonsillectomy: A Case Report, Iran J Radiol. 2013 ; 10(3):148-151. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.9281.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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