Octreotide Case 1

Details on the Request Card

54 year old male private patient. Incidental microscopic carcinoid found at recent appendectomy. Normal 5HIAA and normal CT abdomen. ? residual disease

Procedure

Anterior and posterior images are shown, 48hrs after injection

scan image

Questions

1) Name the radiopharmaceutical Click here to see the answer
2) What does it bind to? Click here to see the answer
3) Name 4 organs that normally take up the tracer Click here to see the answer
4) Name 3 indications for its use Click here to see the answer
5) Is this a normal or abnormal scan? Click here to see the answer

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