NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Nephrourology: Urinary Tract Infections

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Fig. 8.1 (60 s uptake image, posterior view, LPO view, and RPO view): both kidneys show good uptake of radiotracer, with homogeneous intraparenchymal distribution; no cortical defects are evident in…

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Endocrinology: Thyroid Carcinoma

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Fig. 23.1 (a–b) A 12-year-old boy affected by papillary thyroid carcinoma (pT3 pN0 pMx). After total thyroidectomy, diagnostic 123I WBS shows radioiodine uptake in thyroid remnants (a). After RAI assessment,…

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Nephrourology: Bladder Dysfunctions

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Fig. 10.1 MAG3 dynamic renal scan. Dynamic images (a) show good and homogeneous radiotracer uptake in left kidney. Right kidney is markedly smaller than the other one, with irregular shape…

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Endocrinology: Hyperparathyroidism

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Fig. 25.1 (a–d) Parathyroid scintigraphy. (a) Planar image in early phase shows normal uptake of 99mTc sestamibi in the thyroid, submandibular glands, and heart. No abnormal uptake in the thoracic…

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Rheumatology

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Fig. 20.1 Thickening of the clavicle (proximalpart) with marked apposition and central osteolytic lesion with irregular edges Fig. 20.2 MRI shows initial inflammatory edema of the D4 vertebral body, and…

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Megaureter

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Fig. 5.1 MAG3 dynamic renal scan: dynamic images (a) show good and homogeneous radiotracer uptake and normal drainage in both kidneys, with mild and transient radioactivity in both ureters; renograms…

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