A 27-year-old female asked:
Bone scan "increased uptake bilateral si joints, left greater than right likely due to stresses" can this mean stress fractures??
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Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
This could B a--: -stress fx if of sudden onset, if have had back pain 4 yrs you could have a spondylolysis @ that level. CT images are the best to see a defect as well as determining if stress or developmental.
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