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Endolymphatic Sac Tumor Showing Increased Activity on 68Ga DOTATATE PET/CT

Published inClinical nuclear medicine, vol. 41, no. 10, p. 783-784
Publication date2016

Endolymphatic sac tumors (ELSTs) are rare tumors arising from the epithelium of the endolymphatic sac and duct that can be either sporadic or associated with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease. We report a case of a VHL patient with histologically proven residual ELST who underwent Ga DOTATATE PET/CT showing increased activity (SUVmax, 6.29) by the ELST. The presented case of a VHL-associated ELST with increased Ga DOTATATE uptake indicates cell-surface expression of somatostatin receptors by this tumor, suggesting the potential application of somatostatin receptor imaging using Ga DOTA-conjugated peptides in the workup and management of these patients.

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PAPADAKIS, Georgios Z et al. Endolymphatic Sac Tumor Showing Increased Activity on 68Ga DOTATATE PET/CT. In: Clinical nuclear medicine, 2016, vol. 41, n° 10, p. 783–784. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001315
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