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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It means you: are fine, bone scan shows nothing remarkable
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Bone scan: The fact that the interpreting md. stated it appears unremarkable is an indication that your scan is normal. The description about the distribution is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
55 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Very simple: 2 types of bone scans - (1) whole body bone scan (wbbs) & (2) three phase bone scan. In either case you get an injection of a radioactive material and ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Carroll
53 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Whole body or PET-CT: Bone seeking radiopharmaceuticals distribute in proportion to local bone metabolism. Phosphate compounds labelled with technetium 99m are most commonl ... Read More
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Dr. Guido Davidzon
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Tc-99m-MDP Bone Scan: Bone scan often provides an earlier diagnosis and demonstrates more lesions than are found by radiographic procedures.Tc-99m-mdp (methylene diphosphon ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very low if U have--: -never had the same dye B4. Many times it contains iodine. So iodine so if allergy B sure U inform the tech right away. Otherwise it's pretty safe, in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
YES: There are no restrictions after a bone scan I have seen.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Azabache
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Inflammatory act: That is not normal It seems there is an increased radio nuclear activity near the superior lateral margin of the right orbital. This could be an infl ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
All the scan tells-: -you is there is more bone active in that are, does not tell you why. Can be as simple as this being your dominant extremity. Very dense uptake is som ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
It is : It is relevant, they ask because of the amount of radiation used in CT scans
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Sabb
25 years experience Sports Medicine
It depends: Bone scan is very sensitive for acute and subacute fractures. However, after a fracture is completely healed, often time years after the injury, bone ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
46 years experience Rheumatology
Proximal vs general: Fibromyalgia pain is usually a generalized and diffuse muscular distress. Typically in low vitamin D ( if severe) you will encounter a condition call ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Sometimes: Depends on why you had the scan in the first place. But these are may be normal. Talk the doctor who requested the study to further explain the resu ... Read More
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