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Calcified peritoneal metastasis due to advanced ovarian cancer: Incidental finding in bone scan and single-photon emission computed tomography-computed tomography


 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Children Cancer Hospital, Assistant Lecturer of Nuclear Medicine, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt

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Hadeer Yousef Elhamady,
Specialist at Children's Cancer Hospital, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, Nasr City, Cairo
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/wjnm.WJNM_99_18

We present the case of a 51-year-old female complaining of persistent abdominal pain that started 5 months ago with recent bone pain. Abdomen-pelvic computed tomography (CT) showed a large pelvic mass raising the possibility of a malignant neoplasm. Bone scan was done to rule out bone metastases and showed extraskeletal abdominal tracer uptake with the single-photon emission CT/CT imaging showing the uptake to correspond to multiple calcified peritoneal deposits.


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