liver-spleen scan

liver-spleen scan

Nuclear medicine A scintigraphic imaging technique in which a radiopharmaceutical–eg, 99mTc, 198Au is injected IV to visualize metabolically-active, isotope-labeled, potentially malignant masses of ≥ 2 cm in the liver and spleen Indications Determine liver and spleen size, ID dysfunction, detect focal lesions. See Radionuclide imaging.
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Taking into consideration the patient's splenectomy the possibility of ectopic splenic tissue was entertained and a radionuclide pertechnetate liver-spleen scan was organised.
A liver-spleen scan showed an accessory spleen, and distal pancreatectomy with resection of the accessory spleen was done at that time.

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