This report is of a 2-month-old child with spontaneous perforation of the common bile duct diagnosed by 99m-Tc disofenin nuclear hepatobiliary imaging. Of the agents available, the radiopharmaceutical properties of this compound allow the most accurate, safe, high-resolution imaging of the hepatobiliary tree in the diagnostic evaluation of jaundiced infants.
- 99m-Tc disofenin
- Spontaneous perforation biliary tract
- bile ascites
- hepatobiliary imaging
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health