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Table 2 Site of incidental findings, results of investigation, reasons of non investigation of patients with pancreatic tumors who underwent PET/CT with diffuse uptake of the radiotracer

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

Site Total Number of Patients Investigated Reason of Non Investigation
Pathology Reason
Oesophagus 1 1 Oesophagitis
Stomach 1 1 Gastritis
Colon 20 5 1 Hyperplastic Polyps 8 Physiological uptake
7 Advanced Disease
Rectum 2 1 Proctitis
Thyroid 2 2 Benign Goiter