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Table 1 Site of incidental findings, results of investigation, treatment and outcome of patients with PET/CT extra-pancreatic focal uptake of the radiotracer

From: PET/CT incidental detection of second tumor in patients investigated for pancreatic neoplasms

Site Total Number of Patients Pathology Number of patients Treatment Outcome
A / D (mo)
Colon 19 Adenocarcinoma 14 Colectomy 13 D
1 A (61)
Pancreatic cancer metastasis 1 CT 1 D (8)
HGD 4 ER 4 D
Rectum 2 HGD 2 ER 1 D
1 A (74)
Lung 4 Adenocarcinoma 3 Lobectomy 3 D
1 CT 1 D (13)
Breast 1 Ductal Carcinoma 1 CT 1 D (7)
Ureter 1 Urothelial Cancer 1 Nephrectomy 1 D (21)
Duodenum 1 HGD 1 PD 1 A (72)
Larynx 1 Laryngeal Cancer 1 Laryngectomy 1 D (27)
  1. D dead, A alive, CT chemotherapy, ER endoscopic resection, PD pancreaticoduodenectomy, HGD high grade dysplasia