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Clinical Nuclear Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000000331
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Pelvic Kidney Visualization on the Lymphoscintigraphy Images of a Patient With Uterine Cervix Cancer: Importance of the Delayed Imaging

Alivifard, Royasadat MD*; Yousefi, Zohreh MD; Kadkhodayan, Sima MD; Hasanzadeh, Malihe MD; Sadeghi, Ramin MD*

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Abstract

We reported an unusual visualization of a pelvic kidney on the lymphoscintigraphy images of a patient with uterine cervix cancer, which was mistaken with para-aortic sentinel nodes. Delayed imaging clearly showed the nature of this activity. Our case underscores the importance of delayed pelvic lymphoscintigraphy imaging in the sentinel node mapping of gynecological cancers.

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