Lack of splenic uptake of In-111 pentetreotide due to splenic embolization Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Somatostatin
  • Spleen

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • December 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3181bed1cf

PubMed ID

  • 20139851

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 960

end page

  • 1

volume

  • 34

number

  • 12