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Clinical Application of 18F-FDG PET/CT in Lymphoma

  • Xiaoli LanEmail author
  • Altine Bouhari
  • Khamis Hassan Bakari
  • Alexandre Niyonkuru
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Abstract

Lymphoma is one of the medical diseases which has more than 80% successful treatment, and it is one of the frequent carcinogenic healthcare conditions. The treatment efficacy of lymphoma is rendered possible by combination therapy such as chemotherapy with radiotherapy or sometimes chemotherapy alone. Thomas Hodgkin first introduced this disease in 1832 by reviewing seven cases. The immunohistochemistry (IHC) examination of these cases lately revealed that two different types of lymphoma were actually described in his paper. By today’s standard techniques, most cases described in his original paper were “Hodgkin’s lymphomas (HL),” while only one case was recognized as “non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma” (NHL) [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoli Lan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Altine Bouhari
    • 1
  • Khamis Hassan Bakari
    • 1
  • Alexandre Niyonkuru
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineUnion Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanP. R. China

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