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Medical Term:

renal cortical scan

 

Definition: an imaging technique wherein a renal cortex–localizing radiopharmaceutical (99mTc-DMSA, 99mTc-glucohepatanate) is injected to image the renal cortex to find scarring or pyelonephritis.

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