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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 81-82

Assessment of yttrium-90 citrate radiosynovectomy treatment with bone scintigraphy in lipoma arborescens


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Faculty, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

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Betul Vatankulu
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cerrahpa?a Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.172375

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A 37-year-old male patient presented with right knee pain and swelling. The patient had a 6-year history of rheumatoid arthritis. Physical examination was notable for swelling and tenderness of the right knee. The diagnosis of lipoma arborescens (LA) was confirmed from the magnetic resonance imaging of the right knee. Herein, we report the use of bone scintigraphy in a case of LA treated with yttrium-90 radiosynovectomy.


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