Extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma: staging with 18F-FDG PET/CT

@article{Rakheja2011ExtraovarianPP,
  title={Extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma: staging with 18F-FDG PET/CT},
  author={Rajan Rakheja and William Makis and Marc P. Hickeson},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={304-308}
}
A 69-year-old woman who presented with left lower quadrant abdominal pain and elevated serum cancer antigen 125 (CA-125) levels was referred for an MRI and an 18F-FDG PET/CT to evaluate a suspicious abdominal mass seen on ultrasound. PET/CT showed extensive, intensely FDG-avid, omental and pelvic peritoneal thickening with no suspicious ovarian or colon masses. Based on the PET/CT results, the patient had extensive debulking surgery and histopathological evaluation revealed an extraovarian… CONTINUE READING

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