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Laryngeal lymphoscintigraphy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6459505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A method of studying lymphatic drainage of the larynx was undertaken using radioactive colloids. Sites of injection were the true and false cords, aryepiglottic folds, anterior and posterior commissure, epiglottis and arytenoid. The patient was then scanned with the gamma camera 3 to 5 hours and again 24 hours post injection. Thirty-six patients were injected and results were recorded as to previous X-ray therapy, nodal activity post scanning, ipsilateral or contralateral and distant spread, and the type of radioactive particle--99mTc labeled sulfur colloid, 99mTc microalbumin (200-800 nm diameter), and 99mTc minimicroalbumin (less than 50 nm diameter). The three radiopharmaceuticals gave similar results. Previous X-ray therapy did not alter lymphatic drainage. Of 36 patients, 23 showed nodal activity on scintiscanning: none showed any axillary nor mediastinal activity.
B S Jackson; L Rosenthall; E Attia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0023-852X     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  1981 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-03-13     Completed Date:  1982-03-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2085-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / radionuclide imaging
Injections, Intralymphatic
Laryngeal Diseases / radionuclide imaging
Laryngeal Neoplasms / radionuclide imaging
Larynx / radionuclide imaging*
Lymph Nodes / radionuclide imaging
Lymphatic System / radionuclide imaging
Serum Albumin / diagnostic use
Sulfur / administration & dosage,  diagnostic use
Technetium / administration & dosage,  diagnostic use
Technetium Tc 99m Aggregated Albumin
Technetium Tc 99m Sulfur Colloid
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Serum Albumin; 0/Technetium Tc 99m Aggregated Albumin; 0/Technetium Tc 99m Sulfur Colloid; 7440-26-8/Technetium; 7704-34-9/Sulfur

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