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68Ga-PSMA PET/MR Showing Intense PSMA Uptake in Nodular Fasciitis Mimicking Prostate Cancer Metastasis

Henninger, Martin, MD; Maurer, Tobias, MD; Hacker, Charlotte; Eiber, Matthias, MD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001310
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The recently introduced PSMA PET has developed as a powerful imaging tool for staging of prostate cancer. This case showed an intense uptake of 68Ga-PSMA in a soft-tissue mass of the rectus femoris muscle. Histopathology revealed the diagnosis of fasciitis nodularis. Therefore, it advises caution particularly in patients with solitary and atypical located lesions as they might not be indicative for metastatic prostate cancer, but eventually be caused by different conditions.

From the *Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik and †Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany.

Received for publication February 8, 2016; revision accepted May 23, 2016.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Compliance with Ethical Standards: This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors. Informed consent was obtained from the individual participant included in the study.

Correspondence to: Martin Henninger, MD, Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Technische Universität München, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Ismaninger Strasse 22, 81675 Munich, Germany. Email:

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