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A 21-year-old male asked:

hi, i had a question. i recently had a whole body nuclear medicine bone scan done and the report says "unremarkable tracer localization is seen in the osseous structures, what does this mean?

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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 the regular venacular describing the normal uptake by the bone ( osseous means our bony skeleton) of the material that has been injected .

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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