Lipomatous hypertrophy of interatrial septum - "cold" on PET-CT

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


PET CT for staging of urothelial malignancy.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

There is a classic finding of lipomatous hypertrophy of interatrial septum - increased fat-density without FDG-avidity. 

Case Discussion

Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum is a benign finding and is not metabolically active.

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Case information

rID: 69933
Published: 26th Jul 2019
Last edited: 6th Apr 2020
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Augusta University