CEN Case Reports

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 180–182 | Cite as

Tunnel infection diagnosed by 18 F-FDG PET/CT scan

  • B. Sangeetha
  • V. Sarat Chandra
  • N. Praveen
  • R. Ram
  • V. Siva Kumar
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The author(s) declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© Japanese Society of Nephrology 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Sangeetha
    • 1
  • V. Sarat Chandra
    • 1
  • N. Praveen
    • 1
  • R. Ram
    • 1
  • V. Siva Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.NephrologySVIMSTirupatiIndia

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