Adrenal medullary imaging; Meta-iodobenzylguanidine scintiscan
Definition of MIBG scintiscan
An MIBG scintiscan is an imaging test that uses a radioactive substance (called a tracer) and a special scanner to find or confirm the presence of and neuroblastoma, which are tumors of specific types of nervous tissue.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/21/2010