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Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther. 2019 Sep 6;28(3):129-131. doi: 10.4274/mirt.galenos.2019.28199.

Ileal Neuroendocrin Tumor Metastasis to Breast Diagnosed with Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT

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University of Health Sciences, Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Abstract

in English, Turkish

Breast metastasis of the well differentiated neuroendocrin tumor (WDNET) of the ileum is very rare. A case of a 62-year-old woman with ileal WDNET, who underwent restaging with Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT due to progression of metastatic lesions under the treatment with somatostatin analog and mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors. Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT demonstrated intense increased uptake in the subsantimetric nodular lesion in the upper outer quadrant of the left breast. The histopathologic findings obtained by tru-cut biopsy revealed WDNET metastasis (Ki-67 proliferation index 1%).

KEYWORDS:

Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT; well differentiated neuroendocrin tumor; breast metastasis

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