Ovarian Cancer Case 02


Clinical History
A 46-year-old female was diagnosed with stage IIIA ovarian cancer. She underwent surgery to remove the tumor followed by chemotherapy. The patient presented for a PET/CT scan for restaging and post-treatment evaluation.

Imaging Findings
NUCLEAR MEDICINE PET/CT
STATED REASON FOR REQUEST: Restaging ovarian cancer TECHNIQUE: Emission scanning was performed extending from the neck through the pelvis approximately one hour post radiotracer injection.
CT PROTOCOL: 152 mAs, 120 kV, 0.75 mm acquired slice width, 5 mm reconstruction increment

PET/CT FINDINGS: The PET/CT scan images revealed two pericaval nodes, one approximately 10 mm and one 4 mm in the lumbar region, posterior to the right kidney

Diagnosis
The findings were consistent with metastatic disease.

Data courtesy of Dr. David Townsend, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, USA

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