What is the role of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in the workup of mercury toxicity?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: David A Olson, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) demonstrated right cingulate hypermetabolism in a 38-year-old man with emotional lability and inattention following exposure to inorganic mercury. [87]


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