Although we are familiar with artifactual, focal pulmonary 18F-FDG accumulations without an apparent underlying pathologic finding, similar artifact for 99mTc-MIBI has not been described yet. Herein, we reported incidental detection of 99mTc-MIBI emboli in the lungs on parathyroid SPECT/CT.
From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
Received for publication June 5, 2013; revision accepted October 16, 2013.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.
Reprints: Mustafa Aras, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Marmara University School of Medicine, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.