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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 81-83

An incidental detection of popliteal vein aneurysm during labeled leukocyte scintigraphy

1 University Malaya Research Imaging Centre, Kuala Lumpur; Department of Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2 University Malaya Research Imaging Centre; Department of Biomedical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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H Abu Hassan
University Malaya Research Imaging Centre (UMRIC), University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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DOI: 10.4103/1450-1147.103421

PMID: 23372443

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Technetium (99mTc) exametazime (hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime, HMPAO) labeled leukocyte scintigraphy is mainly used to exclude occult infection in our institution. On review of previously published article, no case of popliteal venous aneurysm was ever diagnosed and detected on labeled leukocyte scintigraphy. We present a rare case of popliteal venous aneurysm which was detected on labeled leukocyte scintigraphy and was further confirmed with single-photon emission computed tomography and computed tomography fusion.

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