FDG PET/CT in Peritoneal Metastasis From Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in men. The prognosis in prostate cancer is greatly worsened by the presence of metastases, which are most commonly found in bone, lung, liver, and brain. The peritoneum is an extremely uncommon metastatic site for prostate cancer, even in autopsy series. We present a case of FDG PET/CT demonstration of peritoneal metastasis from prostate cancer.

Clinical nuclear medicine. 2016 May 13 [Epub ahead of print]

Serkan Gungor, Sertac Asa, Osman Kupik

From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Training and Research Hospital, Rize, Turkey.