Sigmoid augmentation artefact in skeletal imaging

R. P. Du Cret, R. J. Boudreau, F. P. Maguire, S. J. Althaus

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A 'tadpole' configuration of activity extending from the bladder may be confusing during skeletal imaging and may wrongly suggest the possibility of abnormal ureteral anatomy with reflux, urine leak, or fistula formation. The finding is normal in cases after partial cystectomy and sigmoid loop augmentation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalClinical Nuclear Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


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