PET SCAN Articles


  • 18F-FDOPA PET/CT accurately identifies MEN1-associated pheochromocytoma.

    Pheochromocytoma (PHEO) in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is extremely rare. The incidence is reported as less than 2%. We report a case of a 76-year-old male with familial MEN1 who was found to have unilateral PHEO.

    Published March 8, 2020
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma and pulmonary embolism from tumoral extension.

    Adrenococortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare cancer, occurring at the rate of one case in two million person years. Cushing syndrome or a mixed picture of excess androgen and glucocorticoid production are the most common presentations of ACC.

    Published January 19, 2020
  • Clinical Utility of Gallium-68 PSMA PET/CT Scan for Prostate Cancer.

    Prostate cancer is biologically and clinically a heterogeneous disease that makes imaging evaluation challenging. One of the important challenges in this cancer is to detect recurrent disease. Biochemical response using Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) and Imaging using several PET tracers have poor sensitivity and specificity.

    Published June 7, 2017