Abstract: Granulosa cell tumor (GCT) of the ovary is a rare tumor accounting for 2%–5% of ovarian malignancies. Although the usefulness of 18F-FDG PET/CT is well demonstrated in the staging and follow-up of the great majority of ovarian cancers, GCTs are known to cause false-negative results on FDG PET because of very low FDG avidity. We present a case of a GCT in which an 18F-FDG PET/CT proved very useful in the detection of recurrence.
From the *University of Franche-Comte, Besançon, †Departments of Nuclear Medicine, and ‡Pathology, University Hospital of Besançon, Besançon, France.
Received for publication August 17, 2012; revision accepted March 10, 2013.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.
Reprints: Caoduro Cécile, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, CHU Jean Minjoz, Boulevard Alexandre Fleming, 25030 Besançon, France; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.