The authors present a rare case of prostate adenocarcinoma with peritoneal carcinomatosis demonstrated by F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging. Traditionally, prostate cancer metastasizes to bones, lung, liver, pleura, and adrenal glands.
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The peritoneal carcinomatosis, seen in this case, may mimic dissemination of malignancy originating from the gastrointestinal tract, ovaries, breasts, lungs, and uterus.
Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology. 2015 Nov 17 [Epub ahead of print]
Shravan Sridhar, Ba D Nguyen
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. , Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.