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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 91--93

Radiation-induced medulloblastoma in an adult: A functional imaging study


1 Department of Neurology, C. N. Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029, India
2 Wallace Kettering Neuroscience Institute, Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Kettering Medical Center, USA
3 Wallace Kettering Neuroscience Institute, Departments of Pathology, Kettering Medical Center, USA
4 Wallace Kettering Neuroscience Institute, Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Kettering Medical Center, India

Correspondence Address:
M V Padma
Department of Neurology, C. N. Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029
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We describe functional imaging findings using MRI, 1H-Magnetic resonance spectroscopy and positron emission tomography in a case of radiation-induced medulloblastoma following radiotherapy for pineal gland tumor. MRS showed a prominent choline peak; FDG, 11C-Met and 11C-Choline PET showed a minimal glucose, increased methionine and choline uptake.






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