MIBG Case 1

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67 year old male. Hypertension with borderline catecholamines. 1cm left paravertebral lesion on CT / MRI ?phaeochromocytoma


Anterior and posterior images are shown, 48hrs after injection

scan image


1) Name the radiopharmaceutical
2) Are there any abnormal areas of uptake?
3) If so, where?
4) What are the advantages of this test over CT?
5) Name 2 other tumours well visualized by this technique

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