Gastric cancer (PET-CT)

Case contributed by Dalia Ibrahim


Abdominal pain and vommiting.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female


Nuclear medicine

Increased FDG uptake by circumferential mural thickening of the gastric body with SUV max 7. The mural thickening encroaches upon the gastric lumen.

Mild increased FDG uptake by left gastric and celiac lymph nodes with SUV max 2.3 on the former.

No FDG avid lesions distinctive for distant metastasis.


Case Discussion

Biopsy revealed poorly differentiated carcinoma (Signet ring-type).

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