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18F-FDG Uptake in a T2 Hypointense Paraspinal Mass.

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We present a paraspinal amyloidoma found incidentally in a 77-year-old man during lymphoma workup by F-FDG PET/CT. A solitary FDG-avid paraspinal lesion was seen at T11-T12. MRI showed T2 hypointensity and enhancement. Lymphoma was considered the primary differential due to FDG uptake, but biopsy revealed nodules of extracellular acellular homogeneous material with apple-green birefringence on Congo red stain consistent with amyloidoma. Spinal amyloidoma is rare with few cases reported so far in literature.

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Name: Clinical nuclear medicine
ISSN: 1536-0229
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