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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 43, Issue 9, pp 1204–1212 | Cite as

Scintigraphic features of duplex kidneys on DMSA renal cortical scans

  • Neha Kwatra
  • Eglal Shalaby-Rana
  • Massoud MajdEmail author
Pictorial Essay

Abstract

The spectrum of manifestations of duplex kidneys on 99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) renal cortical scans and correlating findings on other imaging modalities are presented. Relevant embryology of the duplex systems and technical aspects of DMSA scintigraphy are reviewed.

Keywords

Duplex DMSA Complete duplication Incomplete duplication Children 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, Children’s National Medical CenterThe George Washington University Medical CenterWashingtonUSA

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