26 March 2021>: Articles
Metastatic Infiltration of Anaplastic Carcinoma of the Pancreas Into the Portal Venous System: A Masquerading Cause of Expansive Portal Venous Thrombosis
Challenging differential diagnosisYuka Hirakawa A , Masaki Tago A* , Naoko E. Katsuki A , Seijiro Makio A , Shu-ichi Yamashita A
Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e929678
Figure 3. Positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) performed in the 3rd month after the first assessment. (A) High uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose is seen in the intrahepatic portal veins (arrows) in PET-CT images at the level of the liver. The standardized uptake value (SUV) max was 4.94 in the early phase and 5.25 in the delayed phase. (B) High uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose is revealed in the splenic vein (arrow) in the PET-CT image at the level of the pancreas.