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Incidental Detection of Colonic Inflammation on PET/CT Using 18F-FDG-Labeled Autologous Leukocytes.
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PMID:  23334139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACT: Labeled leukocyte scintigraphy and F-FDG PET are well-documented techniques for the assessment of inflammatory bowel disease. In this study, a 28-year-old man with abdominal pain, vomiting, and raised serum amylase and lipase levels underwent PET/CT imaging using FDG-labeled autologous leukocytes to assess for pancreatic infection. While the pancreas showed no abnormal tracer uptake, colonic inflammation was incidentally detected, and a diagnosis of pseudomembranous colitis was subsequently confirmed on colonoscopy and biopsy.
Authors:
Anish Bhattacharya; Rakesh Kochhar; Abdul Khaliq; Sarika Sharma; Bhagwant Rai Mittal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e101-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine and †Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India.
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