A 49-year-old woman was thought to have an echinococcus cyst of the liver based on borderline antibody titers and findings of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Increased activity consistent with tumor was seen on In-111 octreotide imaging, and a biopsy indicated carcinoid tumor of the liver.

A rare case of hepatic carcinoid / L. Tagliabue, G. L. Tarolo, A. Bestetti, C. Di Leo, A. S. Del Sole. - In: CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE. - ISSN 0363-9762. - 26:10(2001 Oct), pp. 893-893. [10.1097/00003072-200110000-00030]

A rare case of hepatic carcinoid

L. Tagliabue
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G.L. Tarolo
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A. Bestetti;C. Di Leo;A.S. Del Sole
Ultimo
2001-10

Abstract

A 49-year-old woman was thought to have an echinococcus cyst of the liver based on borderline antibody titers and findings of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Increased activity consistent with tumor was seen on In-111 octreotide imaging, and a biopsy indicated carcinoid tumor of the liver.
magnetic resonance imaging ; liver neoplasms ; indium radioisotopes ; scintigraphy ; diagnosis, differential ; antineoplastic agents, hormonal ; humans ; echinococcosis, hepatic ; octreotide ; carcinoid tumor 
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