Acta Scientific Cancer Biology (ASCB) (ISSN: 2582-4473)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 5

Intense Splenic 99mTc-MDP Uptake in Patient with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Pandey Shailesh, Mandal Sandip Kumar, Gnawali Suman, Sharma Nitu, Adhikari Ganga D and Yadav Ajay Kumar*

Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Nepal

*Corresponding Author: Yadav Ajay Kumar, Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Nepal.

Received: July 09, 2021; Published: June 29, 2023

Abstract

Uptake of 99mTc-MDP (methylene diphosphonate) in spleen is very rare in 99mTc-MDP bone scintigraphy scan. We encountered a 14-year-old child patient with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis was examined by 99mTc-MDP bone scintigraphy. There was intense uptake of tracer in spleen. The patient was treating with chemotherapy and 4 cycles of chemotherapy were completed. Ultrasonography report revealed that there was mild spleenomegaly. Bone scintigraphy showed intense and diffuse MDP accumulation in the enlarged spleen without ultrasonographic or radiologic evidence of calcification. We never seen intense splenic 99mTc-MDP accumulation in patient with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in any case report or any other literatures.

 Keywords: 99mTc-MDP; Splenic Uptake; Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

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Citation

Citation: Yadav Ajay Kumar., et al. “Intense Splenic 99mTc-MDP Uptake in Patient with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis" Acta Scientific Cancer Biology 7.5 (2023): 12-14.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Yadav Ajay Kumar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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