A member asked about a 30-year-old male:
what should be our concerns if nothing shows on a bone scan including old fractures.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Not to worry: 'Old' fractures depending on their 'age' frequently will not 'light up' or show any increased uptake on bone scans especially in younger patients. No reason to worry!
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Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Old fractures: may not show up as an abnormality on a bone scan. So if your bone scan is negative, no worries.
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Last updated Aug 20, 2020
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