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The perisplenic halo of Ga-67 citrate. A sign of perisplenic abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3857138     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases are presented which display a scintigraphic picture of increased Ga-67 activity around the spleen with a relative photon deficient center. We call this pattern the perisplenic halo of Ga-67, which represents a perisplenic abscess. The anatomy of the perisplenic compartment and the possible pitfalls in diagnosing the perisplenic halo are discussed within the paper.
S M Smith; C H Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0363-9762     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1985 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-06-06     Completed Date:  1985-06-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / radionuclide imaging*
Gallium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Splenic Diseases / radionuclide imaging*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gallium Radioisotopes

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