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Volume 2009, Article ID 517329, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/517329
Case Report

Askin's Tumor in an Adult: Case Report and Findings on 18F-FDG PET/CT

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Selcuklu Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, 42075 Konya, Turkey
2Department of Nuclear Medicine, Meram Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
3Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Meram Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
4Department of Pathology, Meram Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey

Received 1 September 2009; Accepted 10 November 2009

Academic Editor: Alexander Knuth

Copyright © 2009 Gonca Kara Gedik 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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