Case 252:   Metastasis - Neuroendocrine Tumor

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

46 year old man with recent unintentional weight loss and new diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.

CT: Hypervascular, with central necrosis

Imaging Findings:

CT demontrates a large hypervascular mass with central necrosis in segment 5, representing a neuroendocrine tumor metastasis, which was positive on the octreotide scan (not shown). Patient had biopsy proven gastric carcinoid (not shown).