Lack of splenic uptake of In-111 pentetreotide due to splenic embolization
We report an incidental finding of absent splenic uptake of indium-111 pentetreotide in a patient with unresectable pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma, who underwent splenic embolization for bleeding varices, and to debulk a 17.9 by 8.5 cm mass with retroperitoneal extensionSpleen infarction was confirmed on a dedicated contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT). Copyright © 2009 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
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