Renal displacement visualized on myocardial scintigram: case report

W. R. Gray, P. L. Oakes, S. E. Lewis, F. J. Bonte, J. T. Willerson, R. W. Parkey

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Abstract

Myocardial scintigrams, using 99Tc(m) stannous pyrophosphate, showed an acute posterior infarction and an abnormally placed left kidney in a 24 yr old hypertensive man. Further study revealed that the kidney was displaced by a mass later proven to be a pheochromocytoma. The latter was the cause of his hypertension and probably instigated the acute myocardial infarction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)350-352
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine
Volume18
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 21 1977

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Gray, W. R., Oakes, P. L., Lewis, S. E., Bonte, F. J., Willerson, J. T., & Parkey, R. W. (1977). Renal displacement visualized on myocardial scintigram: case report. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 18(4), 350-352.