Herniated Thoracic Spleen Mimicking Lung Metastasis on 68Ga-Labeled Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen PET/CT in a Patient With Prostate Cancer

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Abstract

We report a case of clinically asymptomatic patient of prostate cancer who was previously subjected to radical prostatectomy presenting with a rising serum prostate-specific antigen level of 6.6 ng/mL. Whole-body PET/CT with 68Ga-labeled prostate-specific membrane antigen ligand was performed to assess for disease recurrence, which revealed an intense tracer uptake in a soft tissue mass in left hemithorax mimicking lung metastasis; which later turned out to be splenic tissue.

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