Scintigraphic localization of a bleeding leiomyosarcoma of the proximal jejunum

Clin Nucl Med. 1991 Apr;16(4):230-2. doi: 10.1097/00003072-199104000-00003.


We report a case of scintigraphic detection and localization of a bleeding leiomyosarcoma of the jejunum utilizing Tc-99m labeled red blood cells. Despite conflicting mesenteric arteriograms, the patient underwent surgery based upon the scintigraphic study, resulting in a successful outcome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Erythrocytes
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / diagnostic imaging*
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
  • Humans
  • Jejunal Neoplasms / complications
  • Jejunal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Leiomyosarcoma / complications
  • Leiomyosarcoma / diagnostic imaging*
  • Male
  • Radionuclide Imaging
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  • Technetium