Pediatr Radiol (2018) 48:446–448 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-017-4032-5 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Mosquito bites mimicking lesions on whole-body MRI for cancer staging in children 1,2 2 2 Henrique Manoel Lederman & Vivian Tostes & Jose Luiz de Oliveira Schiavon Received: 18 September 2017 /Accepted: 3 November 2017 /Published online: 1 December 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2017 Dear Editors, because MRI can also detect nonspecific inflammatory Mosquito bites are responsible for a number of protozoal processes [3–6]. and viral diseases all over the world, including yellow fever, We describe a case of 3-year-old boy referred to the West Nile fever, malaria, Japanese encephalitis, Chicungunha, Diagnostic Imaging Center of the Pediatric Oncology Zica and Dengue . Based on our knowledge, mosquito bite Institute — GRAACC, São Paulo, Brazil, during a summer findings on whole-body MRI examinations have not been week, for a whole-body MRI for left parameningeal rhab- reported in the medical literature. domyosarcoma image staging. Whole-body MRI is rou- Insect bites are much more common in summer, with tinely used at our institution for staging and follow-up of an increase of mosquitoes associated with warm weather many pediatric cancer patients. The technique usually in- and more human exposed skin
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