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Tuberculosis peritonitis: gallium-67 scintigraphic appearance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10435380     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tuberculosis peritonitis is a rare manifestation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. The results of gallium-67 scintigraphy of three patients with tuberculosis peritonitis were reviewed to assess its usefulness in the diagnosis of this condition. Tuberculosis peritonitis was associated with diffuse or focal abdominal localization and decreased hepatic accumulation of gallium-67. These gallium-67 scan features of tuberculosis peritonitis may help to optimize the diagnosis and management of this disease.
Authors:
Y Sumi; Y Ozaki; H Hasegawa; N Shindoh; H Katayama; F Tamamoto
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of nuclear medicine     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0914-7187     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1999 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-24     Completed Date:  1999-09-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8913398     Medline TA:  Ann Nucl Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, Chiba, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdomen / radionuclide imaging
Aged
Female
Gallium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Peritonitis, Tuberculous / radiography,  radionuclide imaging*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Whole-Body Counting
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gallium Radioisotopes

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