Scintigraphic Detection of Abdominal Pseudocyst: A Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

J Nucl Med Technol. 2024 Mar 5;52(1):71-72. doi: 10.2967/jnmt.123.266042.


We report a case of a large abdominal pseudocyst detected on scintigraphy in a patient with a history of ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement who presented with headache and suspected shunt malfunction.

Keywords: 111In-DTPA shunt study; VP shunt malfunction; abdominal CSF pseudocyst.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cysts* / diagnostic imaging
  • Cysts* / etiology
  • Cysts* / surgery
  • Humans
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt* / adverse effects