Case No. 20

Case No. 20

Takayasu arteritis: 18F-FDG-PET/CT Figure 1. CECT examination performed in a 37 year-old woman, admitted for suspected ascending aorta ectasia suitable for surgery. Axial (a, c, d) and coronal (b) CECT images show homogeneous low density thickening of aortic wall,...
Case No. 19

Case No. 19

Neuroendocrine tumor heterogeneity on hybrid imaging INTRODUCTION: The 68Ga-DOTATOC PET/CT is an imaging technique for detecting and characterizing neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). It allows whole-body imaging of cell surface expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs)...
Case No. 18

Case No. 18

Burkitt lymphoma –  18F-FDG-PET/CT Ultrasound (US) Figure 1. Ultrasound images performed at the Emergency Room in an 8 years-old male, presenting for abdominal pain, worsening since 1 month and causing awakening over night. Fig. 1a.: Enlarged abdominal lymph...
Case No. 17

Case No. 17

Intimal sarcoma of the right pulmonary artery: 18F-FDG PET/CT A 54-y/o male patient presented with dyspnoea  and right-sided thoracic pain radiating to the right arm. After exclusion of myocardial infarction, computed tomography revealed  a contrast filling defect of...
Case no. 16

Case no. 16

One stop shop: Rectal cancer staging with PET/MRI Patient’s history A 59 years old male patient presented with rectal bleeding and recently pathologically proven rectal adenocarcinoma. PET/MRI was performed for local rectal staging, nodal and metastatic workup. Local...
Case No. 15

Case No. 15

Paget‘s disease as important potential pitfall in 18F-PSMA PET/CT for prostate cancer Description: A 61 year-old male with history of resected Gleason 7 prostate cancer and radiotherapy presented with a slight PSA-increase from 0.26 to 0.48 in one year. Subsequent...