Although 99mTc red blood cell (RBC) scintigraphy is a very specific method to differentiate a hemangioma from other hepatic masses, several cases of false-positive 99mTc RBC scintigraphy have been previously reported throughout the literature. We report an additional case that presented in a 15-month-old boy with hepatoblastoma showing increased labeled RBC activity mimicking hemangioma.
From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine,
§Radiology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.
Received for publication June 22, 2018; revision accepted October 29, 2018.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.
Correspondence to: Binnur Karayalçin, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Akdeniz University Hospital, Pinarbaşi District, H Bloc Ground Floor, 07058 Konyaalti, Antalya, Turkey. E-mail: email@example.com.