Case Author(s): Jerold Wallis, M.D. , 5/31/94 . Rating: #D3, #Q4

Diagnosis: Metastatic Gastrinoma

Brief history:

History of Gastrinoma with resection in the past. Rule out recurrence.


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Diagnosis: Metastatic Gastrinoma

Full history:

The patient had rising gastrin levels, making a recurrence of his tumor likely. The patient was being evaluated to determine whether surgical resection was a viable option.


Widespread metastatic disease can be seen, with the most intense focus of activity located in the dome of the liver.


This tracer is useful for imaging various forms of neuroendocrine tumors; the method of localization is via binding to somatastatin receptors


Due to the widespread nature of the disease, the patient was treated medically.

ACR Codes and Keywords:

References and General Discussion of Octreotide Scintigraphy (Anatomic field:Gasterointestinal System, Category:Neoplasm, Neoplastic-like condition)

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