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Role of Serial 68Ga DOTANOC PET-CT Scans in Follow-up of Metastatic Bronchial Carcinoid

12 Year Follow-up From a Tertiary Care Institute

Tripathy, Sarthak, MD; Kumar, Rakesh, MD, PhD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002593
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Neuroendocrine tumors are slow-growing indolent tumors and often present with metastatic disease at the outset. We hereby discuss the 68Ga DOTANOC PET-CT findings of a 48-year-old man who has underwent lobectomy for bronchial carcinoid and developed multiple metastatic disease thereafter with event-free survival for the last 12 years.

From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Received for publication February 9, 2019; revision accepted March 7, 2019.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Correspondence to: Rakesh Kumar, MD, PhD, Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Division, Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India. E-mail: rkphulia@hotmail.com.

Online date: April 23, 2019

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