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|Title:||Peritoneal carcinomatosis from ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma on bone scintigraphy||Authors:||Gi, M.T.
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|Issue Date:||Nov-2005||Citation:||Gi, M.T., Ho, Y.Y. (2005-11). Peritoneal carcinomatosis from ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma on bone scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 30 (11) : 744-746. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.rlu.0000182272.77526.89||Abstract:||A 76-year-old woman with a history of end-stage renal failure on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis was admitted for suspected peritonitis. The patient failed to improve with antibiotics. An abdominal ultrasound showed a large mass in the right lobe of the liver and gross ascites. An elevated alpha-fetoprotein level was noted biochemically. A staging bone scan showed diffuse heterogeneous uptake in the abdomen, confirmed to be secondary to peritoneal metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma on computed tomography. This case illustrates a rare presentation of peritoneal metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma revealed on bone scintigraphy. Copyright © 2005 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.||Source Title:||Clinical Nuclear Medicine||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131505||ISSN:||03639762||DOI:||10.1097/01.rlu.0000182272.77526.89|
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