Sister Mary Joseph Nodule in Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Identified on 18F-FDG PET/MRI

Ming Yang, Alix C. Hopp, Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, Joseph M. Collins

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Abstract

Sister Mary Joseph nodule is an umbilical metastatic lesion typically originating from gastrointestinal or gynecologic malignancies. In pancreatic cancer, Sister Mary Joseph nodule is a sign of advanced disease with an associated poor prognosis. 18F-FDG PET/MRI provides an imaging tool in the identification of Sister Mary Joseph nodule and helps to improve the staging of pancreatic cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-342
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of nuclear medicine technology
Volume47
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2019

Keywords

  • PET/MRI
  • Sister Mary Joseph nodule
  • molecular imaging
  • oncology: pancreas
  • pancreatic cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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