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A Rare Case of “Periportal Cuffing” as an Incidental Finding on 18F-FDG PET/CT


  • Burak Demir
  • Elgin Özkan
  • Seda Kaynak Şahap
  • Gizem Sütçü
  • Ceyda Tuna Kırsaçlıoğlu
  • Çiğdem Soydal
  • Ömer Suat Fitoz
  • Aydan Kansu Tanca
  • Emel Ünal

Received Date: 18.01.2023 Accepted Date: 13.03.2023 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2023;32(3):252-254 PMID: 37870391

A 7-year-old boy with known diagnosis of hereditary spherocytosis and ulcerative colitis was referred for 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography after detection of a 28 mm lesion suspicious for malignancy in spleen on upper abdomen magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). As an incidental finding, a moderately increased uptake of 18F-FDG was observed in periportal region with no definable mass. MRI revealed compatible findings with “periportal cuffing” as described on ultrasonography.

Keywords: Periportal cuffing, fluorodeoxyglucose, positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging


Informed Consent: Patient consent was obtained.

Peer-review: Internally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Surgical and Medical Practices: B.D., E.Ö., S.K.Ş., G.S., C.T.K., Ö.S.F., A.K.T., E.Ü., Concept: B.D., E.Ö., C.T.K., Ç.S., Ö.S.F., A.K.T., E.Ü., Design: B.D., A.K.T., E.Ü., Data Collection or Processing: B.D., S.K.Ş., G.S., Ç.S., Ö.S.F., Analysis or Interpretation: B.D., E.Ö., S.K.Ş., G.S., C.T.K., Ç.S., Ö.S.F., Literature Search: B.D., E.Ö., C.T.K., Writing: B.D., E.Ö.

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

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


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