Breast tumors demonstrated by Tc-99m sestamibi scintimammography

I. Pappo, T. Horne, H. Merdad, R. Orda

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Breast cancer can be detected by scintimammography using Tc-99m sestamibi (MIBI). The method is highly accurate, sensitive and specific. Histologically, most of the tumors have been adenocarcinomas. We present 2 women with rare breast tumors, primary squamous cell carcinoma and malignant phyllodes tumor. In both, mammography and cytological biopsy were not diagnostic, but MIBI scintimammography demonstrated focal uptake in the diseased breast.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)[d]932-935+1007
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2000
Externally publishedYes


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