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Radionuclide cisternogram

Radionuclide cisternogram

Radionuclide cisternogram: A radionuclide cisternogram is radiographic visualization of spinal fluid movement throughout the spinal column and brain following injection of a radionuclide into the cerebrospinal fluid in the lower spine.

Radionuclide cisternogram: Other Names

Other names for Radionuclide cisternogram include:

  • Spinal cord scan
  • Intrathecal scan
  • CSF flow scan
  • Cisternogram

Symptoms Associated with Radionuclide cisternogram

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Radionuclide cisternogram:

  • Headache
  • Altered soft spot (infant hydrocephalus)
  • Altered muscle control
  • Spastic (infant hydrocephalus)
  • Failure to thrive (infant hydrocephalus)
  • Confusion (hydrocephalus in older children)
  • Loss of coordination (hydrocephalus in older children)
  • Changes in facial appearance - sunken eyes
  • Vomiting
  • Vision changes

Diseases Associated with Radionuclide cisternogram

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Radionuclide cisternogram:

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • Blocked or open cerebrospinal fluid shunt

Basic Information: Radionuclide cisternogram

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Radionuclide cisternogram' may be involved.

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