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September 30, 1974

Radionuclide Angiography in the Diagnosis of Splenic Rupture

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Radiology, Martin Luther King, Jr., General Hospital, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Los Angeles 90059.

JAMA. 1974;229(14):1898-1899. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230520040028

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)