A 32-year-old member asked:
what are the tests for arm fracture?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil answered
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiologic: Diagnosis of arm fracture starts with plain spine x-rays. If DX is uncertain or suspicious for pathologic fx (bone infiltrated by tumor of any kind, including malignancies), then further imaging is required, such as ct, mri, bone scan, pet scan. These decisions must be made by the diagnostician involved.
Answered on Mar 16, 2017
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