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Infection of Pancreatic Pseudocyst Demonstrated on PET/CT Using 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-Labeled Autologous Leucocytes.
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PMID:  22614204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACT: Labeled leukocyte scintigraphy has been used as an indicator of pancreatic necrosis in patients with acute pancreatitis and proposed for the detection of infection in peripancreatic fluid collections. The authors present a PET/CT scan showing abnormal uptake of F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-labeled autologous leukocytes in a pancreatic pseudocyst, from which aspirated fluid subsequently showed growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Authors:
Anish Bhattacharya; Rakesh Kochhar; Sarika Sharma; Bhagwant Rai Mittal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-22     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:  618-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine and †Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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