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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 370-371

An unusual case of anterior abdominal wall dialysate leak diagnosed with Tc99m-sulfur colloid single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography peritoneal scintigraphy


1 Department of Nephrology, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Urology, Princess Esra Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Vankadari Kousik
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT, Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Alexander Road, Kummari Guda, Shivaji Nagar, Senunderabad - 500 003, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_89_20

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Peritoneal dialysis (PD) was commonly used renal replacement therapy for treating end-stage renal failure patients leading to various infectious and mechanical complications. We present a case of a 50-year-old female patient who presented with reduced dialysate return and abdominal wall edema following continuous ambulatory PD. Peritoneal scintigraphy done on suspicion of dialysate leak shows tracer accumulation in the anterior abdominal wall below the insertion of the peritoneal catheter.


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