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Concurrent Metastatic Pheochromocytomas and Lung Adenocarcinoma on 18F-FDG and 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT Images

Cheng, Zhaoting MD; Zou, Sijuan MD; Song, Shuang MSc; Zhu, Xiaohua MD, PhD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002588
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Both 18F-FDG and 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT are used in the evaluation of pheochromocytomas. We reported 18F-FDG and 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT findings in a 60-year-old man who had recurrent metastatic pheochromocytoma coexisting with lung adenocarcinoma. The metastatic pheochromocytoma showed increased activity on both 18F-FDG and 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT, whereas the lung adenocarcinoma lesion showed no obvious DOTATATE activity.

From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Received for publication March 3, 2019; revision accepted March 5, 2019.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: This work was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no. 81671718, 81873903, and 81271600). None declared to all authors.

Correspondence to: Xiaohua Zhu, MD, PhD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1095 Jiefang Ave, Wuhan, China, 430030. E-mail: evazhu@vip.sina.com.

Online date: April 23, 2019

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