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Lymphoscintigraphy for cystic hygroma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2324828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present the case of an infant with a cystic hygroma investigated by lymphoscintigraphy. The source of lymph flowing into the hygroma was identified as were some ectatic lymphatics feeding it. Lymph flow was very rapid. The implications for therapy are discussed. Lymphoscintigraphy can assess many aspects of lymph flow not accessible by other means.
I Boxen; Z M Zhang; R M Filler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0161-5505     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nucl. Med.     Publication Date:  1990 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-15     Completed Date:  1990-05-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217410     Medline TA:  J Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  516-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Antimony / diagnostic use
Head and Neck Neoplasms / radionuclide imaging*
Lymphangioma / radionuclide imaging*
Technetium / diagnostic use
Technetium Compounds*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Colloids; 0/Technetium Compounds; 0/technetium Tc 99m antimony sulfide; 7440-26-8/Technetium; 7440-36-0/Antimony

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