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I-123 MIBG Scan: How to prepare and what to expect - 08/2021
I-123 MIBG Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
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This handout explains how to prepare for an I-123 MIBG nuclear medicine scan, which is used to check for neuroendocrine tumors (tumors that form in response to a signal from the nervous system), including pheochromocytomas in the adrenal glands. Included are how the scan works, what the patient may feel, and how to get the results.
University of Washington Medical Center
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