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Ethiodized Oil (Code C487)

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Preferred Name: Ethiodized Oil

Definition: A synthetic iodine addition product of the ethyl ester of the fatty acids of poppy seed oil. Ethiodized oil contains 37% organically bound iodine and is used as a diagnostic radiopaque medium or, labeled with I-131, as an antineoplastic agent. Selectively retained in tumor vessels for long periods, ethiodized oil is used for imaging organs such as liver, lung, stomach, and thyroid. Labeled with I-131 or other beta emitters (Y-90 or P-32), ethiodol can deliver a high internal radiation dose to certain tumors with minimal effect on healthy tissues.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A form of poppy seed oil that contains iodine. Ethiodized oil is given by injection and builds up in the blood and lymph vessels in tumors. It is used for imaging (taking pictures) of the salivary glands and the lymph system. It is also being studied in the imaging of other organs such as the liver, lung, stomach, and thyroid. It is a type of diagnostic imaging agent.

Display Name: Ethiodized Oil

Label: Ethiodized Oil

NCI Thesaurus Code: C487 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0015018  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Ethiodized Oil
ethiodized oil
iodized oil
Iodized Oil

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 8008-53-5 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 355795
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 355795 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0015018

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Diagnostic imaging, hysterosalpingography and lymphography
code C487
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Ethiodized_Oil
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid
Semantic_Type Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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