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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hoess, C; Freitag, K; Kolben, M; Allgayer, B; Laemmer-Skarke, I; Nathrath, WB; Avril, N; Roemer, W; Schwaiger, M; Graeff, H 
Title:
FDG PET evaluation of granular cell tumor of the breast. 
Abstract:
Granular cell tumor is a rare, usually benign neoplasm of neural origin that may arise in virtually any site and, when situated in the breast, can mimic breast carcinoma. We describe a case of granular cell tumor of the breast in a 57-yr-old woman. Clinical evaluation, mammography, sonography and MRI suggested a carcinoma with infiltration of skin and muscle. However, the tumor did not display increased glucose metabolism on PET. Clinical findings, imaging results, histological characteristics a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Nucl Med 
Year:
1998 
Journal volume:
39 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1398-401 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0161-5505 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie