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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1988;5(2):171-174.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1988.5.2.171    Published online December 31, 1988.
Uptake of 99mTc - DISDA in Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Metastatic Nodule in the Lung.
Jun Young Do, Heon Ju Lee, Soo Bong Choi, Hyun Woo Lee
Abstract
Recently, several reports of extrahepatic hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis demonstrated by technetium-99mTc-IDAs scan have shown that 99mTc-IDAs can be used to detect extrahepatic metastasis in hepatocellular carcinoma. We report here a case of hepatocellular carcinoma with pulmonary nodules that were demonstrated as metastasis in nature by the use of the 99mTc-DISIDA. The findings in this case and several reports reviewed here suggest that the 99mTc-DISIDA scan may be a useful diagnostic agent that can detect the extrahepatic metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma and stage the disease. But more clinical study in needed to establish the position of 99mTc-DISIDA in the field of diagnosis of extrahepatic hepatocellular carcinoma.


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