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A 36-year-old female asked:

Bone scan to check if a 6mm hemangioma in my t1. during the scan i saw white spots in my kidneys - one in each kidney. is there hope its nothing?

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Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Yes: Bone scan radioisotope excreted by kidneys. Photopenic areas (white spots) in kidneys suggest a space occupying lesion which is blocking normal excretion. Most likely since bilateral is renal cysts. Ultrasound of the kidneys or CT would confirm
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