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A 69-year-old woman with chronic hepatitis B was admitted to our hospital with a hepatic tumor. The levels of 2 tumor markers, carcinoembryonic antigen and carbohydrate antigen 19-9, were slightly elevated; however, the α-fetoprotein and protein levels induced by vitamin K antagonist II were within the normal limits. Abdominal ultrasonography showed a well-defined peripheral hypoechoic mass that was isoechoic and homogeneous on the inside. Computed tomography showed a poorly enhanced tumor of 13 mm in diam...
F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is a useful imaging modality that reflects the tumor activity. However, FDG-PET is mainly used for advanced cancer, not superficial cancer. In this study, we investigated the relationship between the superficial tumor depth of esophageal cancer and the FDG uptake to determine the indications for endoscopic resection (ER). From 2009 to 2017, 444 patients with esophageal cancer underwent esophagectomy or endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and 19...
We report a case of esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis associated with an inflammatory esophageal mass with high F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake. A 48-year-old man presented with dysphagia caused by an esophageal stricture. Positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging showed an FDG-avid lesion in the lower esophagus. Due to suspected malignancy, the patient underwent subtotal esophagectomy. Histological examination confirmed the diagnosis of an inflammatory tumor associated with esophag...
Distinguishing adrenal incidentalomas (5% of all abdominal CT scans) from metastasis is a frequent diagnostic challenge in primary malignancies with a propensity for adrenal spread, such as lung cancer. Adrenal myelolipoma and adenoma can be definitively characterized as benign by demonstrating gross and microscopic fat, respectively, on CT and MRI and an absence of abnormal uptake on PET. Unfortunately, adrenal sampling is frequently necessary in indeterminate cases for adequate staging of extra-adrenal pr...
18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) has been useful in the evaluation of myocardial inflammatory processes. However, it is challenging to identify them due to physiological 18F-FDG uptake. There are no publications demonstrating the application of FDG in post-transplant rejection in humans yet. The aim of this study is to determine the feasibility of suppression of myocardial FDG uptake in post-transplant patients, comparing three different protocols of preparation.
A wide range of musculoskeletal processes can demonstrate increased uptake on PET-computed tomography (CT) with fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) F 18, including reactive, benign neoplastic, inflammatory, traumatic, posttreatment, and arthritic conditions that may mimic malignancy. In addition, physiologic causes of increased FDG uptake such as asymmetric muscle use and presence of brown fat can lead to increased FDG uptake and potential false-positive results. This article presents various case examples of non-mali...
Testicular adrenal rest tumors (TART) can cause infertility in congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) males.
Increased FDG uptake in morphologically normal adrenal glands on PET-CT is a diagnostic challenge with major implications on treatment. The purpose of this retrospective study was to report our experience of CT-guided percutaneous core biopsy of morphologically normal adrenal glands showing increased FDG uptake in a context of lung cancer.
A large abdominal mass was found in a dog. Histopathologically, the surface of the mass was covered with compressed adrenal gland tissue. The neoplastic cells showed typical features of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST), including Antoni type A and type B pattern, and nuclear palisading. Immunohistochemically, these cells were positive for S100 protein, nerve growth factor receptor, nestin and claudin-1. The dog was euthanized because of the developing multiple metastatic lesions. The metastat...
Purpose To examine the effect metabolic burden (tumor and/or cardiac myocyte uptake) has on fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) distribution in organs and tissues of interest. Materials and Methods Positron emission tomographic (PET)/computed tomographic (CT) scans at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs hospital from January to July 2015 were reviewed. A total of 107 scans (50 patients; mean age, 64.3 years ± 13.2 [standard deviation]) had metabolic tissue burden assessed by using total lesion glycolysis (TLG)...
We report a case of adenocarcinoma prostate treated previously with radical prostatectomy and hormonal therapy who underwent Ga-labeled prostate-specific membrane antigen PET/CT for recurrence evaluation. In addition to radiotracer uptake in the prostate bed, unusual intense prostate-specific membrane antigen uptake was also noted in the left adrenal gland. With a clinical suspicion of pheochromocytoma, Ga-DOTANOC PET/CT was done, which revealed tracer-avid left adrenal lesion.
F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT has several advantages in diagnosis of cancer of unknown primary with reported incremental diagnostic value. In this study, we evaluated the patients who were presented with multiple brain metastasis and unknown primary tumor.
To examine the prognostic value of fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and fluorothymidine (FLT) interim positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
Lymph node stage prior to treatment is strongly related to disease progression and poor prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, few studies have investigated metabolic imaging features derived from pre-radiotherapy 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron-emission tomography (PET) of metastatic hilar/mediastinal lymph nodes (LNs). We hypothesized that these would provide complementary prognostic information to FDG-PET descriptors to only the primary tumor (tumor).
Soft-tissue sarcomas (STS) are rare types of tumors that have variable levels of tumor differentiation. F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) has been established as an useful tool for STS patients, and the metabolic tumor volume (MTV) and total lesion glycolysis (TLG) are reported to be useful in various cancers. We compared the diagnostic value of four PET parameters (maximum standardized uptake value [SUVmax], SUVmean, MTV, and TLG) from two acquisition timings for predicting the...
We describe the case of a 4.8-year-old boy who presented with adrenal crisis. The advent of symptoms of adrenal insufficiency in the patient was at around 2 years of age. Congenital causes of adrenal insufficiency were considered over acquired etiologies owing to early onset of symptoms. However, on evaluation, he was found to have left adrenal abscess of tuberculous etiology. The aspirate culture grew multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. He was initiated on glucocorticoid and mineraloc...
Black adrenal adenoma (BAA) is a rare, benign adrenal lesion with a black or brown appearance. This is the first report of this lesion in a patient with a synchronous esophageal cancer and highlights the importance of considering a false positive finding on a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan, which might otherwise preclude resection.
Adrenal gland volume is associated with survival in septic shock. As sepsis and post-cardiac arrest syndrome share many pathophysiological features, we assessed the association between adrenal gland volume measured by computerized tomography (CT)-scan and post-cardiac arrest shock and intensive care unit (ICU) mortality, in a large cohort of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients. We also investigated the association between adrenal hormonal function and both adrenal gland volume and outcomes.
Esophageal large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) is a rare malignant tumor that is characterized by high-grade malignancy and a poor prognosis. However, the rarity of esophageal NEC has prevented the development of an established treatment, and no reports have described a discrepancy in the effectiveness of cisplatin plus irinotecan between primary and metastatic lesions. A 43-year-old Japanese man was referred to our hospital with refractory epigastralgia. A previous gastrointestinal endoscopy had reve...
Tumor thrombosis is a relatively uncommon complication of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), and its diagnosis has therapeutic and prognostic implication. Computerized tomography (CT) is the primary imaging modality for staging RCC, but it has low sensitivity to differentiate between tumor thrombus and bland or benign thrombus. 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/CT (PET/CT) has a limited role in diagnosis and staging of RCC, but its diagnostic accuracy is considerably high for detection of metaboli...
Published experiences related to the prognostic relevance of negative or positive FDG PET/CT in patients treated for ovarian cancer for progression-free survival and overall survival are typically heterogeneous retrospective analyses. Several points have been well defined, these are as follows: (a) there is a correlation between FDG tumor uptake and prognosis; (b) ovarian cancer patients treated by neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy can be divided into responders with reduction in tumor FDG uptake during ...
Spontaneous bilateral adrenal hemorrhage or hemorrhagic necrosis due to adrenal vein thrombosis is an uncommon condition that may lead to acute adrenal insufficiency and death. The objective of this report is to enhance recognition of this potentially fatal disorder in surgical patients.