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Pancreatic Neoplasms: HELP
Articles by Angela Collarino
Based on 1 article published since 2009
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Between 2009 and 2019, Angela Collarino wrote the following article about Pancreatic Neoplasms.
 
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1 Article Intrapancreatic accessory spleen detected by 68Ga DOTANOC PET/CT and 99mTc-colloid SPECT/CT scintigraphy. 2015

Collarino, Angela / del Ciello, Annemilia / Perotti, Germano / Rufini, Vittoria. ·From the *Institute of Nuclear Medicine, and ‚ĆInstitute of Radiology, Universit√† Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy. ·Clin Nucl Med · Pubmed #25275421.

ABSTRACT: A 77-year-old man was referred to our center for a suspected neuroendocrine neoplasm in the pancreatic tail, incidentally detected at CT. Ga DOTANOC PET/CT showed intense tracer uptake in the pancreatic lesion. At MRI, the lesion was similar to the spleen on all sequences, suggesting the presence of intrapancreatic accessory spleen. A Tc-colloid SPECT/CT scan performed to differentiate spleen tissue from neuroendocrine tumor revealed a focal uptake in the pancreatic lesion, thus confirming the presence of ectopic spleen and avoiding unnecessary surgery.