Altered Biodistribution of Ga-67 Citrate in an Iron-Overloaded Patient With Sickle Cell Disease

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Abstract

The biodistribution of Ga-67 citrate can be altered by a number of pharmaceuticals, treatments, and interventions. The authors present a case of a 19-year-old black man with sickle cell disease who received a Ga-67 scan to evaluate for possible left leg osteomyelitis. The patient received multiple blood transfusions over several years due to refractory anemia, causing an unusual distribution of Ga-67 activity.

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