EURORAD ESR

Case 16055

Spontaneous cancer regression post biopsy

Author(s)
Elie Lteif, M.D.; Fatemeh Behnia, M.D.

University of Washington,
Seattle, WA-98195.
Email:behnia@uw.edu

Saint George Hospital,
Rmail 1100 Beirut.
Email:elilteif@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 61 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    PET for staging

    A 2.4x3.1 cm left hilar node with an SUV of 13.6. Very focal intense FDG uptake at the right round ligament of the femoral head representing a traumatic /inflammatory process.

     
    Area of Interest: Nuclear medicine; Imaging Technique: PET; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    PET for staging

    There is a left hilar node 2.4x3.1 cm with an SUV of 13.6.

     
    Area of Interest: Nuclear medicine; Imaging Technique: PET; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    PET/CT for staging

    There is a left hilar node 2.4x3.1 cm with an SUV of 13.6. There are several tiny lymph nodes with no FDG uptake.

     
    Area of Interest: Nuclear medicine; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    PET/CT for restaging

    A restaging PET/CT prior to treatment was negative and shows a complete spontaneous regression of the previously described hilar node.

     
    Area of Interest: Nuclear medicine; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    PET for restaging

    A restaging PET/CT prior to treatment was negative and shows a complete spontaneous regression of the previously described hilar node.

     
    Area of Interest: Nuclear medicine; Imaging Technique: PET; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
A 2.4x3.1 cm left hilar node with an SUV of 13.6. Very focal intense FDG uptake at the right round ligament of the femoral head representing a traumatic /inflammatory process.
 
There is a left hilar node 2.4x3.1 cm with an SUV of 13.6.
 
There is a left hilar node 2.4x3.1 cm with an SUV of 13.6. There are several tiny lymph nodes with no FDG uptake.
 
A restaging PET/CT prior to treatment was negative and shows a complete spontaneous regression of the previously described hilar node.
 
A restaging PET/CT prior to treatment was negative and shows a complete spontaneous regression of the previously described hilar node.
 
 
 
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