18F-FDG Uptake in a Mesonephric Carcinoma

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We present the case of a 39-year-old woman with vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain. An F-FDG PET/CT showed high F-FDG uptake in a tumor in the pouch of Douglas, in 3 lymph nodes in the pelvis, and in the left tuber ischiadicum. Biopsies revealed a mesonephric carcinoma with metastases. Six series of empiric chemotherapy with carboplatin, paclitaxel, and bevacizumab were not sufficient to treat the cancer, and checkpoint immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab was initialized.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Nuclear Medicine
Pages (from-to)696-699
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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