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A metastatic choriocarcinoma of the right lower lung simulated an arteriovenous malformation on chest radiography and dynamic CT.
Radionuclide angiography (RNA) and cholescintigraphy were performed prospectively in 300 patients with suspected acute cholecystitis (AC). Of 79 patients with positive RNA, 63 had AC (80%). Positive RNA was seen in 23 of 26 cases with gangrenous AC (88%) while 12 of the 26 had a positive "rim" sign (46%). All 12 patients with a positive "rim" sign had… (More)
Focal gallbladder tenderness is the most important physical finding in suspected acute cholecystitis. We describe a technique using palpation of the abdomen with the placement of a radioactive marker on the point of maximum tenderness. Correlation of the marked area to the location of the gallbladder fossa is made. This integration of palpation and… (More)