Case Author(s): Virginia Klaas, M.D./Thomas H. Vreeland, M.D./ , 08/27/94 . Rating: #D3, #Q3

Diagnosis: Normal Octreotide (internal use)

Brief history:

History of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma - rule out metastatic disease


Whole Body Images - Which radiopharmaceutical was used?

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Full history/Diagnosis is available below

Diagnosis: Normal Octreotide (internal use)

Full history:

53 year old man with a history of medullary thryoid carcinoma treated by total thyroidectomy, neck dissection, and radiation. The patient has a history of an abnormal bone scintigraphy and CT examination.


Physiologic distribution of activity - Normal. The intense uptake in the kidneys and spleen is useful for identifying an octreotide scan

ACR Codes and Keywords:

References and General Discussion of Octreotide Scintigraphy (Anatomic field:Face, Mastoids, and Neck, Category:Normal, Technique, Congenital Anomaly)

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