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Had bone scan with radioactive dye @15yrs due to unexplained pain. later told most dye had concentrated in breasts. why would it? possible reasons?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Verify this: Bone scan isotope isn't going to concentrate in breast and it doesn't stay around long in any case. I am thinking that perhaps it lit up your growing ribs -- teens' growth centers light up on these scans. Get the old report and ask your physician what really was going on.

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