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Pancreatic Neoplasms: HELP
Articles by Gowri L. Kanthan
Based on 1 article published since 2010
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Between 2010 and 2020, Gowri L. Kanthan wrote the following article about Pancreatic Neoplasms.
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1 Article Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma in the Thyroid Gland and Pancreas Showing Uptake on 68Ga DOTATATE PET/CT Scan. 2016

Kanthan, Gowri L / Schembri, Geoffrey Paul / Samra, Jaswinder / Roach, Paul / Hsiao, Edward. ·From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital; ‚ĆDepartment of Radiology, Prince of Wales Hospital; and ‚Ä°Department of Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia. ·Clin Nucl Med · Pubmed #27055137.

ABSTRACT: Ga DOTATATE PET/CT is an imaging technique used in the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors. We report a case of 66-year-old woman with a history of surgically removed renal cell carcinoma who presented for a DOTATATE PET/CT scan to characterize a newly diagnosed pancreatic lesion. DOTATATE-avid lesions were identified in the thyroid gland and pancreas. Subsequent biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of metastatic renal cell carcinoma at both sites. It is important to be aware that tumors other than neuroendocrine tumors may also show uptake on DOTATATE PET/CT scan. A biopsy may be required if lesions are identified at atypical sites.