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abnormal focal bony uptake

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Confused: We cannot answer this question without knowing the reason for the bone scan. Also, what type of scan was it? Without any background there are many re ... Read More

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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
22 years experience Radiology
Correct.: In the absence of long standing prior trauma or metabolic disease history, these findings in an otherwise healthy 66 y/o male would most frequently be ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
What kind of scan?: This sounds like a gall bladder scan? If so these are signs that something is bothering it. Further checking with primary care physician will give y ... Read More
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Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
It is abnormal: This sounds like a liver spleen scan. Heterogeneous uptake is an indication of an abnormal liver but is not specific. Did you have any other tests? ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Low or high?: Low uptake could indicate hypothyroidism, while high uptake might indicate hyperthyroidism (grave's disease). The test (scan) you had would have als ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
? Question: Still u have moderate cardiomyopathy u r not on enough meds Ulsoor need digoxin aldactone (spironolactone) and keep bp as low as possible l can be mor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Unusual combination: This is a very unusual combination of results +scan. The most likely cause(if you are not taking excess thyroid hormone and have appropriate Iodine l ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : It varies in part on the type of scan you underwent and the timing of when your knee replace my was done as well. A standard bone scan will light up ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Degenerative proces: What it MEANS as stated and what it MEANS in the context of the clinical situation may be 2 different things. Chondromalacia means degeneration of car ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I don't think: The autoimmune disease would do that.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That finding: is probably not due to RA or lupus.

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