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World J Nucl Med. 2011 Jan;10(1):23-4. doi: 10.4103/1450-1147.82113.

Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Masquerading as Para-aortic Lymphadenopathy on F-18 FDG PET/CT in a Patient with Carcinoma Cervix.

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Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India.


We present a case of carcinoma cervix found to have a soft tissue lesion in retroperitoneal region with intense FDG uptake. However, this FDG uptake was false positive as the final diagnosis was retroperitoneal fibrosis.


Carcinoma cervix; F-18 FDG; PET-CT; retroperitoneal fibrosis

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