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«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_26»
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False positive diagnosis of
malignancy in a case of cryptogenic organising pneumonia presenting as a
pulmonary mass with mediastinal nodes detected on fluorodeoxyglucose-positron
emission tomography: a case report
We report the case of a patient
with positive findings on a lung emission tomography/computed tomography
(PET/CT) scan, with possible contra lateral mediastinal involvement, which
strongly suggested an inoperable lung carcinoma. The lung mass proved to be a
cryptogenic organising pneumonia. While the latter has previously been shown to
be PET/CT positive, mediastinal involvement simulating malignant spread has not
been previously reported.
A 50-year-old Caucasian woman
presented with a history of unproductive cough and was found to have a mass in
the right upper lobe as shown on chest X-ray and a computed tomography scan. A
subsequent PET/CT scan showed strong uptake in the right upper lobe (maximum
standard uptake values (SUVmax) 9.6) with increased uptake in the adjacent
mediastinum and contralateral mediastinal nodes. Surgical resection and
mediastinoscopy revealed cryptogenic organising pneumonia, with enlarged
reactive mediastinal lymph nodes.
The case illustrates the limits of
PET/CT scanning as a diagnostic tool, and emphasizes the importance of
obtaining histological confirmation of malignant diseases whenever possible.
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