TABLE 1

Primary Malignancies in Oncologic Patients (Group A) in Whom Splenic Lesions Were Suggested on PET/CT

Primary malignancyNo. of patients with 18F-FDG–avid splenic lesion* (n = 60)No. of patients with non-18F-FDG–avid splenic lesion (n = 8)
Lymphoma34*3
Melanoma61
Lung cancer62
Colon cancer5*
Ovarian cancer4
Squamous cell carcinoma21
Breast cancer1
Esophageal cancer1
Adenocarcinoma of unknown primary1
Papillary thyroid cancer1
Seminoma1
  • * Single patient with 2 known primary malignancies.

  • Lesions refer to hypodense solid lesions on CT data of study with no increased 18F-FDG uptake.