Gastric adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

Weight loss.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

Abdomen CT demonstrates a subtle circumferential wall thickening involving the gastric cardia and gastroesophageal junction. High FDG uptake is noted at the gastric cardia confirming the presence of the tumor.

Nuclear medicine

PET/CT

High FDG uptake is noted at the gastric cardia confirming the presence of the tumor.

Case Discussion

CT demonstrates a subtle circumferential wall thickening involving the gastric cardia and gastroesophageal junction. High FDG uptake is noted at the gastric cardia confirming the presence of a malignant tumor.

Pathology:

Moderately differentiated gastric cardiac adenocarcinoma. Distal esophagus is normal.

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