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Octreoscan

An octreoscan is a scinitigraphic study that uses 111In labeled octreotide which is a somatostatin analog. It is particularly useful for assessment of neuroendocrine tumors.

Examples include:

Certain non-neuroendocrine tumors can also show uptake in an octreoscan. Examples include:

Also, certain autoimmune or granulomatous diseases may also occasionally show uptake with octreotide.

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