In two cases of splenic rupture, static radionuclide images of the spleen were normal except for subtle signs of downward displacement. In both, radionuclide angiography clearly delineated an avascular perisplenic process strongly suggesting a hematoma.
(JAMA 229:1898-1899, 1974)
Mishkin FS, Maynard WP. Radionuclide Angiography in the Diagnosis of Splenic Rupture. JAMA. 1974;229(14):1898–1899. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230520040028
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