68Ga-PSMA PET/MR Showing Intense PSMA Uptake in Nodular Fasciitis Mimicking Prostate Cancer Metastasis

The recently introduced PSMA PET has developed as a powerful imaging tool for staging of prostate cancer. This case showed an intense uptake of Ga-PSMA in a soft-tissue mass of the rectus femoris muscle. Histopathology revealed the diagnosis of fasciitis nodularis. Therefore, it advises caution particularly in patients with solitary and atypical located lesions as they might not be indicative for metastatic prostate cancer, but eventually be caused by different conditions.

Clinical nuclear medicine. 2016 Aug 02 [Epub ahead of print]

Martin Henninger, Tobias Maurer, Charlotte Hacker, Matthias Eiber

From the *Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik and †Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany.