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Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 276402, 4 pages
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Case Report

Uptake of 18FDG by a Hepatic Adenoma on Positron Emission Tomography

1Department of Radiology, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
2Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK

Received 14 November 2011; Accepted 5 December 2011

Academic Editors: D. Lorenzin and Y. Sugawara

Copyright © 2011 J. A. Stephenson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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