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Table 3 Site of incidental findings, results of investigation of patients who underwent PET/CT with focal uptake of the radiotracer during the follow-up after resection of pancreatic tumors

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

Site Total Number of Patients Investigated
Lung 2 2 Cancer
Larynx 1 1 Cancer
Colon 7 7 5 Cancer + 2 FPa
Rectum 1 1 HGD polyp
  1. FP false positive, HGD high grade dysplasia
  2. a two patients with colonic focal uptake were investigated with colonoscopy and CT scan, which resulted negative for pathology in both cases