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Case 12790

Utility of the white blood cell scan in a case of pyrexia of unknown origin

Author(s)
Jia Wei, Tan1, Sai, Han2

1University of Glasgow
2Glasgow Royal Infirmary
 
Patient
male, 69 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT chest abdomen pelvis

    CT chest abdomen pelvis showing patchy altered enhancement pattern in the various parts of both kidneys consistent with pyelonephritis.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Screening; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Whole body white cell scan

    Whole body white cell scan showing increased uptake in the left leg.

     
    Area of Interest: Nuclear medicine; Imaging Technique: Nuclear medicine conventional; Procedure: Screening; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Hybrid SPECT/CT coronal view

    Hybrid SPECT/CT coronal view showing very high white cell accumulation in the dilated left femoral vein.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: SPECT-CT; Procedure: Screening; Special Focus: Embolism / Thrombosis; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Hybrid SPECT/CT axial view

    Hybrid SPECT/CT axial view showing very high white cell accumulation in the dilated left femoral vein.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: SPECT-CT; Procedure: Screening; Special Focus: Embolism / Thrombosis; Inflammation;
     
     
CT chest abdomen pelvis showing patchy altered enhancement pattern in the various parts of both kidneys consistent with pyelonephritis.
 
Whole body white cell scan showing increased uptake in the left leg.
 
Hybrid SPECT/CT coronal view showing very high white cell accumulation in the dilated left femoral vein.
 
Hybrid SPECT/CT axial view showing very high white cell accumulation in the dilated left femoral vein.
 
 
 
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