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FOCAL INCREASED RASIOTRACER UPTAKE

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not much: There is some joint changes and bone inflemation were the ganglion cyst coming from.Good luck.
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Dr. Raymond Taillefer
42 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends on the scan: A lymph node can be seen on various types of scan. It can be the result of an extravasation at the site of radionuclide injection in the case of a bon ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
41 years experience Pain Management
Muscle and fascia: Si joint and pelvic pain can be caused by thigh, pelvic, gluteal, and abdominal muscles and fascia. Perhaps find someone who can examine you who is ex ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Much more info is needed. Why was the scan done? What medical conditions exist? Talk to the doctor who ordered it. Best wishes.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
PET Scan...: This PET scan is saying there is a lesion measuring 5x5 centimeters that is active physiologically-that is, it is using the isotope given during the s ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It means that: those areas of the bone have more metabolic activity than adjacent normal bone. It has to be interpreted in the context of the distribution of activi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Bone scan: I assume this is a bone scan. Increased uptake means a site of abnormal increased bone metabolic activity, which is usually a response to trauma, in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Bone scan: Uptake means there is simply bone turnover or bone production and degradation in the form of cellular activity. Diagnosis includes fracture arthritis ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Bone scans show increased bone production activity. Possible causes could be fracture, infection, charcot, and bone tumor.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The bone scan: is "active" with ANY INFLAMMATORY process including degenerative arthritis which may be the reason in your case! IT'S A NON-SPECIFIC FINDING!!!!!!!!!! ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: What does "PSA" mean in this question? A blood test or a clinical syndrome? Please specify it so an answer to the point could be given. Bone scan show ... Read More
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