lymphoscintigraphy

Scintillation scanning of lymphatics or lymph nodes following intralymphatic or subcutaneous injection of a radionuclide. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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lymphoscintigraphy

(lim″fo-sin-tig┬┤rә-fe) scintigraphic detection of metastatic tumors in radiolabeled lymph nodes, particularly that using radiolabeled colloid (radiocolloid lymphoscintigraphy). The colloid is taken up by macrophages in the lymph nodes, and the uptake in tumor-containing nodes is noticeably lower.
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lymphoscintigraphy

Type: Term Pronunciation: lim′fō-sin-tig′ră-fē Definitions: 1. Scintillation scanning of lymphatics or lymph nodes following intralymphatic or subcutaneous injection of a radionuclide.
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Lymphoscintigraphy

Scintigraphy used to get pictures of the lymphatic system.
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lymphoscintigraphy

A method used to check the lymph system for disease. A radioactive substance that flows through the lymph ducts and can be taken up by lymph nodes is injected into the body. A scanner or probe is used to follow the movement of this substance on a computer screen. Lymphoscintigraphy is used to find the sentinel lymph node (the first node to receive ...
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Lymphoscintigraphy

The use of radioactive tracers to identify the lymphatic drainage of a tumor. This technique is used to guide the surgeon in performing biopsies and in the removal of tumors.
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