|International Journal of Nuclear Medicine Research (Volume 2 Issue 2)|
|Incidentally Detected Situs Inversus Totalis in FDG PET/CT in a Case of Gastro-esophageal Junction Carcinoma: A Case Report|
Koramadai Karuppusamy Kamaleshwaran, Madhu Sairam, Vyshak Mohanan and Ajit Sugunan Shinto
Published: 21 September 2015
| Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a rare congenital condition in which the viscera are transposed as a mirror of normal arrangement. We present a 70-year-old man with Gastro-esophageal (GE) junction carcinoma who underwent FDG PET/CT for initial staging, in addition to hypermetabolic lesions in the GE junction, scan showed transposed heart, liver, spleen and stomach, suggestive of SIT.
|Situs inversus totalis, Gastroesophageal cancer, Staging, FDG PET/CT.|