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68Ga–Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen-11 PET/CT

Incidental Finding of a Vestibular Schwannoma

Alçin, Göksel MD*; Gündoğan, Cihan MD*; Mutlu, İlhan Nahit MD; Çermik, Tevfik Fikret MD*

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002716
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A 77-year-old man with newly diagnosed prostate adenocarcinoma with a total prostate-specific antigen level of 6.4 ng/mL and Gleason score 7 (4 + 3) was referred to 68Ga–prostate-specific membrane antigen-11 (PSMA) PET/CT for initial staging. An intense focal PSMA uptake was shown in the right peripheral zone of the prostate gland consistent with the primary tumor. Additionally, PET/CT demonstrated a PSMA-avid soft tissue mass in the left cerebellopontine angle. The patient had a history of left-sided sensorineural hearing loss.

From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine

Radiology, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Received for publication March 15, 2019; revision accepted June 2, 2019.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Correspondence to: Göksel Alçin, MD, Istanbul Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi, Nukleer Tip Kliniği, Org. Nafiz Gurman Cad, Samatya, Kocamustafapasa, Fatih 34098 Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail:

Online date: July 15, 2019

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