MIBG Case 5

Details on the Request Card

58 year old male. Known carcinoid syndrome. ?extra-hepatic disease

Procedure

Anterior and posterior images are shown, 24hrs after injection

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Questions

1) What other radiopharmaceutical could have been used?
2) Why do carcinoids take up the tracer?
3) Is there any extrahepatic disease

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