Hemangioma Spect CT

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What is Hemangioma Spect CT?

What is a Hemangioma Scan with Spect?

Hemangioma is a non-cancerous growth of the blood vessels. A Hemangioma Scan is a test that determines whether a mass in the liver or spleen is a hemangioma or not. This scan can also be used to identify residual or recurrent splenic tissue after surgery or trauma.

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How do I prepare for a Hemangioma Scan?

Your doctor will provide specific instructions. Generally, there is no preparation needed for the scan.

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What can I expect during a Hemangioma Scan?

During the scan, a tagging agent called pyrophosphate will be administered through an IV. About 20 minutes after the tagging agent has been administered, imaging material will be administered through an IV. Imaging will begin immediately after imaging material has been administered. Patient will return one hour later for additional imaging.

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How do I schedule a Hemangioma Scan with Fairfax Radiology?

Please have your written physician order and insurance information in hand when scheduling your appointment.

Online: Click here to request an appointment.

Scheduling Department Phone: 703.698.4488

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6p.m.

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When are appointments offered for a Hemangioma Scan?

For your convenience, appointments are available at multiple locations. Learn more about each location.

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