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Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur



Scintigraphy with 99mTc-HMPAO labeled leukocytes is still an accurate and convenient tool to rule out suspected inflammatory bowel disease in children.


Chroustová D, El-Lababidi N, Trnka J, Černa L, Lambert L
Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur. 2019; 22(2):69-73.
PMID: 31482559.


Abdominal pain is a common complaint in children and its differential diagnosis includes inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The aim of the study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of scintigraphy with 99mTechnetium Hexamethylpropyleneamine Oxime (99mTc-HMPAO) labeled leukocytes in children with suspected IBD.