Neuroendocrine Tumor of Tailgut Cyst with Unexpected Metastases

Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2022 Dec;56(6):323-327. doi: 10.1007/s13139-022-00775-1. Epub 2022 Oct 1.


Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) originate from the neuroendocrine cells, which are found in various organs. NETs occur frequently in the gastrointestinal tract. NETs arising from tailgut cysts are uncommon. We herein report an interesting case of metastatic tailgut cyst NET, which was firstly diagnosed as plasmacytoma.

Keywords: Neuroendocrine tumor; Presacral tumor; Tailgut cyst; [68 Ga]Ga-DOTA-TATE.

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