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HIDA scan is done to diagnose?



A Acute cholecystitis
B PBC

C Acute pancreatitis
D All of the above

Ans. A Acute cholecystitis

HIDA Scan

1. In HIDA Scan technetium 99m-labeled derivative of iminodiacetic acid is injected intravenously. It is picked up by the Kupffer’s cells in the liver and excreted in the bile.

2. ii. It gives a clear visualization of biliary tree. The gallbladder is also visualized

3. HIDA scan is most useful for tile diagnosis of acute cholecystitis ('non-visualization of the gall bladder) is highly diagnostic of acute cholecystitis.

4. It is also useful for diagnosing biliary atresia.

HIDA scan for

1. Acute cholecystitis

2. Biliary atresia

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