Punctate Radiation Dermatitis of the Foot and Ankle Caused by Distal Embolization of 90Y Microspheres During Liver Directed Therapy.
Clin Nucl Med 2017 Jul 6. Epub 2017 Jul 6.
From the *College of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; †Department of Medical Imaging, and ‡Section of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
A 41-year-old man with gastric adenocarcinoma presented with hepatic metastases. The metastases were refractory to systemic chemotherapy, so radioembolization with Y microspheres was performed. Because of stasis or saturation of the tumor with embolic particles, 79% of the microspheres were injected. Read More