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: 2011  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34--37

Case report: Pulmonary syphilis mimicking pulmonary hematogenous metastases on chest CT and integrated PET/CT


Hyung Jun Kim1, Hyun Ju Seon1, Hyo Hyun Shin1, Yoo-Duk Choi2 
1 Department of Radiology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea
2 Department of Pathology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea

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Hyun Ju Seon
Department of Radiology, Chonnam National University Hospital, #8 Hak-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju, 501-757
South Korea

We report a case of syphilis with pulmonary involvement. Chest CT scan and 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT showed multiple pulmonary nodules mimicking pulmonary hematogenous metastases. This was confirmed on follow-up images that showed therapeutic response to penicillin.


How to cite this article:
Kim HJ, Seon HJ, Shin HH, Choi YD. Case report: Pulmonary syphilis mimicking pulmonary hematogenous metastases on chest CT and integrated PET/CT.Indian J Radiol Imaging 2011;21:34-37


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Kim HJ, Seon HJ, Shin HH, Choi YD. Case report: Pulmonary syphilis mimicking pulmonary hematogenous metastases on chest CT and integrated PET/CT. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Aug 25 ];21:34-37
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