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Urinary Bladder Carcinoma Demonstrated on Bone Scintigraphy and SPECT/CT Images


  • Sotiria Alexiou
  • Xanthi Xourgia
  • Pavlos Raptis
  • Dimitrios Baltogiannis
  • Chrissa Sioka

Received Date: 20.09.2022 Accepted Date: 08.01.2023 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2023;32(2):171-174 PMID: 37337875

Bone scintigraphy with Tc-99m-diphosphonate analogs are widely used in staging, restaging, and monitoring the therapy effectiveness of various cancer types. Bone-seeking agents are excreted through urination, resulting in the visualization of either anatomical abnormalities or pathological conditions of the kidneys and bladder. We present a case of a 63-year-old man with urinary bladder carcinoma depicted on whole body planar and single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography images.

Keywords: Bone scintigraphy, SPECT/CT, urinary bladder carcinoma, nuclear medicine


Informed Consent: Written informed consent was obtained.

Peer-review: Externally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Surgical and Medical Practices: S.A., X.X., P.R., D.B., Concept: S.A., C.S., Design: S.A., C.S., Data Collection or Processing: P.R., D.B., Analysis or Interpretation: X.X., C.S., Literature Search: S.A., C.S., Writing: S.A., C.S.

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure: The authors declared that this study received no financial support.


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