Prolapsed endometrial cancer: FDG PET/CT findings

Tomohiro Kaneta, Takashi Hakamatsuka, Takayuki Yamada, Akihiro Sato, Shuichi Higano, Hiroshi Fukuda, Shoki Takahashi, Shogo Yamada

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We report a 58-year-old woman with cholangiocarcinoma who underwent F-18 FDG PET/CT for evaluation of chemotherapy. PET/CT images incidentally showed a soft tissue mass prolapsed from the perineal region with extremely high FDG uptake (SUV max = 9.8). The patient underwent radical hysterectomy, and a pathologic diagnosis of uterine endometrial carcinoma was made.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180
Number of pages1
JournalClinical Nuclear Medicine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar


  • Endometrial cancer
  • FDG
  • Prolapse


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