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Clin Nucl Med. 2013 Oct;38(10):e397-8. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e318266d06f.

Incidental detection of a vesicocolonic fistula on renal scintigraphy with SPECT/CT.

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  • 1From the Department of Urology and Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India.


Urinary-enteric fistula is a rare cause of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI). Therefore, delayed/incidental diagnosis is the rule. The authors present an image of a vesicocolonic fistula incidentally detected during SPECT/CT renal scintigraphy with 99mTc-DTPA in a female patient with recurrent UTI. The diagnosis was subsequently confirmed by cystoscopy and surgery.

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