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Extensive peritoneal uptake of technetium-99m-labelled hydroxy diphosphonate in a patient undergoing hemodialysis.
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PMID:  21285686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 48-year-old African lady started peritoneal dialysis in 1994 after transplant failure. After several episodes of peritonitis and hemorrhagic ascites, hemodialysis was resumed in 2003 because of small bowel subocclusion. In 2006, an abdominal CT showed calcifications and dilatation of intestinal loops. Sclerosing peritonitis was diagnosed and she underwent enterolysis and resection of the peritoneal capsule. She remained asymptomatic until 2009 when she presented again with subocclusion. Because of generalized skeletal pain, a bone scan was performed, which showed Tc-99m hydroxy diphosphonate uptake on the peritoneum. The patient is currently on hemodialysis with parenteral nutrition.
Authors:
Maria Mesquita; Christelle Fosso; Francesco Moretti; Dimitri Calembert; Nasroolla Damry; Pierre Bergmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Departments of *Nephrology and Dialysis, †Nuclear Medicine, and ‡Radiology, CHU-Brugmann, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.
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