Lymphoscintigraphy sample dictation

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History: The patient is a [] year-old female with a history of carcinoma of the [] breast. Evaluate for the sentinel node.


Procedure: Using aseptic technique [] mCi of filtered Tc-99m sulfur colloid in 1ml of sterile saline was administered subdermally within the [] of the [] breast. Anterior and [] lateral planar and transmission images of the chest were obtained [] hours following injection.


Findings: Focal uptake is seen within the [] breast at the injection site. []


Impression: Lymphoscintigraphy

1. Subdermal administration of Tc-99m sulfur colloid within the [] breast for intraoperative localization of the sentinel node.

2. Lymphoscintigraphy showing []