DMSA Case 2

Details on the Request Card

79 year old male. Large tumour arising from pelvic kidney. ?split function

Procedure

Posterior and 2 posterior oblique images are shown, 3hrs after injection

scan image

Questions

1) Which is the pelvic kidney?
2) Can you comment on the split function?
3) Why?
4) What processing technique not demonstrated here can help with malpositioned or fused kidneys?

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