Detection of a Meckel's diverticulum on PSMA PET/CT: A case report

Mitchell M. Huang, Hiten D. Patel, Andres Matoso, Jose R. Kauffmann, Mohamad E. Allaf

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Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital malformation of the gastrointestinal tract. In this report, we present a patient with a Meckel's diverticulum that was incidentally discovered on prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PSMA PET/CT) imaging performed for prostate cancer staging. We discuss hypotheses for why the Meckel's diverticulum showed high uptake of PSMA-targeted radiotracer and the clinical implications of this finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number101306
JournalUrology Case Reports
StatePublished - Nov 2020


  • Functional imaging
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • PET/CT
  • PSMA
  • Prostate cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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