Striking lack of visualization of striatum on 18F-FDG brain PET in chorea-acanthocytosis

  • Diego Alfonso López-Mora
  • Valle Camacho
  • Alejandro Fernández
  • Esther Granell
  • Ignasi Carrió
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diego Alfonso López-Mora
    • 1
  • Valle Camacho
    • 1
  • Alejandro Fernández
    • 1
  • Esther Granell
    • 2
  • Ignasi Carrió
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant PauAutonomous University of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Neuroradiology Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant PauAutonomous University of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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