MIBG Case 4

Details on the Request Card

33 year old female. Family history of multiple phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas. 3 x previous phaeos and bilateral carotid body tumours. Catecholamines never normal since last operation. ? recurrence

Procedure

Anterior and posterior images are shown, 24hrs after injection

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Questions

1) Any abnormal uptake?
2) Is this a recognized syndrome?
3) What percentage of phaeochromocytomas are extra-adrenal in adults?

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