68Ga-pentixafor is a novel radioligand of C-X-C motif chemokine receptor 4. A 55-year-old woman with a history of primary Sjögren’s syndrome underwent 68Ga-pentixafor PET/CT for staging of lymphoma originating from mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue. Whereas no lymphoma manifestation could be detected, imaging revealed bilateral intense radiotracer uptake in both parotid and submandibular salivary glands, consistent with inflammatory cell infiltration.
From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany;
†Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland;
‡Institute of Pathology, University of Würzburg, Comprehensive Cancer Center Mainfranken (CCCMF), Würzburg, Germany;
§Nagasaki University, School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan; and
∥Pharmaceutical Radiochemistry, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany.
Received for publication June 10, 2018; revision accepted July 17, 2018.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: H.-J.W. is founder and shareholder of Scintomics. All other authors have none declared.
Correspondence to: Wojciech Cytawa, MD, PhD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Dębinki Str. 7, 80-952 Gdańsk, Poland. E-mail: email@example.com.