Lymphoscintigraphy

A dose of 67 MBq (1.8 mCi) 99mTc-nanocolloid in a volume of 0.30 mL was injected intradermally divided over two doses on either side of the biopsy scar. The first lymphoscintigraphy study showed two sentinel nodes in the left axilla (Fig. 8). Imaging was repeated 2 weeks later on the day before the operation.

Axillary Lymph Nodes And Cancer
Figure 8 The upper lymphoscintigraphy images depict two sentinel nodes in the left axilla. The lower lymphoscintigraphy study was conducted 2 weeks later and shows only one sentinel node.

The second lymphoscintigraphy study was conducted under the same circumstances as the earlier study and was performed by the same investigator using the same agent and the same technique. This time, however, the images showed a single sentinel node in the left axilla (Fig. 8).

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment