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May 13, 1968

Combined Liver-Kidney Isotope Scans: Diagnosis of Abdominal Masses in Children

Author Affiliations

From the Children's Hospital and the departments of pathology and pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

JAMA. 1968;204(7):630-631. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140200070027

A combination of chlormerodrin Hg 197 kidney scan and rose bengal sodium I 131 liver scan can facilitate the diagnosis of upper abdominal masses. This technique was used in the diagnosis of Wilms' tumor in a 2-year-old boy.