Cerebral Scintigraphy. Definition

Medical Definition: Cerebral Scintigraphy

Imaging method that is used to detect any abnormality in the brain, including brain cancer and cancer that has spread to the brain from other parts of the body. This test can be performed in an outpatient clinic. Painless except for the prick of the needle when injecting a low dose of radioactive substance into a vein. Images are obtained to know where the radioactivity collects, indicating the presence of an anomaly.

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