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photopenia on bone scan

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer or pain: Usually in adults it is used to detect metastatic cancer. It also is frequently used to evaluate for possible stress fractures.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Bone metabolism: Bone scan involves intravenous injection of radio tracer usually technetium 99m mdp which accumulates in skeleton. Scan may involve early phase(5-10 m ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer or pain: Usually in adults it is used to detect metastatic cancer. It also is frequently used to evaluate for possible stress fractures and other bone problems ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Bone metabolism: Bone scan involves intravenous injection of radio tracer usually technetium 99m mdp which accumulates in skeleton. Scan may involve early phase(5-10 m ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
25 years experience Urology
Radioactive "dye": A bone scan is usually used to assess the whole skeleton for cancer spread, to look at specific bone sites for fracture or for bone infections. The p ... Read More
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Detects: Inflammation caused by problems in bones such as a fracture.
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Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Images calcium metab: Usually in adults the bone scan is used to detect metastatic cancer. It also is frequently used to evaluate for possible stress fractures in people wi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hot spot, cold spots: The radiologist looks for evidence of abnormal bone metabolism on the scans. These show up as darker "hot spots" and lighter "cold spots" where the tr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
The bones,: In a fashion similar to that of a skeleton. No areas of "hot spots" or "cold spots".
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
normal uptake: Bone scan involves intravenous injection of radiotracer usually technetium 99m mdp which accumulates in skeleton. Scan may involve early phase(5-10 mi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Bone function: Bone scan involves intravenous injection of radio tracer usually technetium 99m mdp which accumulates in skeleton.Scan with camera: early phase(5-10 m ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
DEXA scores: You should not have to convert t scores to z scores when you receive your DEXA results, which report your bone density. They are statistical terms th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
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