Gallium-68 DOTATATE scan

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz


Known case of ileocecal neuroendocrine tumor. S/P right hemicolectomy, end ileostomy and Hartmann's procedure.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male


A tiny DOTA avid node is seen in the right hemiabdomen concerning for residual disease. The rest of the scan shows normal physiological distribution in the pituitary gland, liver, spleen and kidneys. Faint physiological uptake is also seen in thyroid and salivary glands. The uptake in the midline in the upper abdomen corresponds with physiological uptake in the uncinate process of the pancreas.

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Case information

rID: 69130
Published: 29th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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