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Incidental diagnosis of uterine cancer on 99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scintigraphy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16142257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 59-year-old woman with a history of chronic pyelonephritis underwent a renal scintiscan with technetium-99m dimercaptosuccinic acid (99mTc-DMSA). Images showed substantially hypofunctional small left kidney. A large oval extrarenal uptake area above the urine bladder was also seen. An iv X-ray urography showed at the same area a spacious "shadow". A computerized tomography showed a very large uterus, sized 19 x 10 cm, with myomatous nodes, calcifications and disintegration cavities. Hysterectomy and bilateral adnexotomy were performed. Histopathology showed a myomatous uterus with an adenocarcinoma which also affected both ovaria. External radiotherapy followed.
Otakar Kraft
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hellenic journal of nuclear medicine     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1790-5427     ISO Abbreviation:  Hell J Nucl Med     Publication Date:    2005 May-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-05     Completed Date:  2005-12-14     Revised Date:  2010-08-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257471     Medline TA:  Hell J Nucl Med     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  132-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, 17. listopadu 1790, 708 52 Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Chronic Disease
Incidental Findings
Kidney / radionuclide imaging*
Middle Aged
Pyelonephritis / radionuclide imaging*
Radioisotope Renography / methods*
Radiopharmaceuticals / diagnostic use
Technetium Tc 99m Dimercaptosuccinic Acid / diagnostic use*
Uterine Neoplasms / pathology,  radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radiopharmaceuticals; 65438-08-6/Technetium Tc 99m Dimercaptosuccinic Acid
Comment In:
Hell J Nucl Med. 2005 Sep-Dec;8(3):176   [PMID:  16390027 ]

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