Hemoptysis demonstrated on Tc99m-sulfur colloid scanning: a rare complication of amoebic liver abscess.

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We report the finding of bleeding into right lung from a ruptured amoebic liver abscess. A 25-year-old male presented with pain in the right lower chest and cough associated with expectoration of chocolate-colored sputum. Radiographs of chest showed right-sided pleural effusion. Serial images of Tc99m-sulfur colloid study revealed progressive accumulation… (More)

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@article{Kumar2002HemoptysisDO, title={Hemoptysis demonstrated on Tc99m-sulfur colloid scanning: a rare complication of amoebic liver abscess.}, author={Rakesh Kumar and Bharathi Dasan and Saikat Choudhury and Mohiuddin Hadi and Grupad Bandopadhyaya and Arun Malhotra}, journal={Clinical imaging}, year={2002}, volume={26 5}, pages={296-8} }