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Incidental “Urinoma” in 18F-FDG PET/CT Scan


  • Aziz Gültekin
  • Olga Yaylalı
  • Tarık Şengöz
  • Doğangün Yüksel

Received Date: 29.08.2018 Accepted Date: 12.11.2018 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2019;28(3):123-125 PMID: 31507146

18F-FDG PET/CT scanning was performed for the primary staging of a 47-year-old man with urothelial carcinoma. The patient underwent biopsy by ureteroscopy 15 days ago and the PET images revealed 18F-FDG accumulation in the right retroperitenal region, compatible with an “urinoma”.

Keywords: Urothelial carcinoma, urinoma, positron emission tomography


Informed Consent: Consent form was filled out by the patient.

Peer-review: Externally and internally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Concept: A.G., O.Y., Design: A.G., O.Y., Data Collection or Processing: A.G., O.Y., Analysis or Interpretation: A.G., O.Y., T.Ş., D.Y., Literature Search: A.G., Writing: A.G., D.Y.

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure: The authors declared that this study received no financial support.


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