Nuclear medicine
OctreoScan
Modality: Nuclear medicine (OctreoScan)

- “ Octreotide scan demonstrates abnormal uptake in the head of the pancreas. This case was donated to Radiopaedia.org by Radswiki.net ”

Used in the following article:

  • Endocrine tumors of the pancreas - “ Endocrine tumors of the pancreas, also known as pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET), arise from the pancreatic islet cells and include some di...”
  • Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors - “ Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (GI NETs) can be functional or non-functional: functional NETs can be challenging to localize as:  they a...”
  • Octreotide scintigraphy - “ Octreotide scintigraphy uses 111In-labeled octreotide which is a somatostatin analog; it is also known as an OctreoscanTM, a brand name for 111In-...”

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