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A 54-year-old female asked:

Bone scan reads "asymmetric uptake of radiotracer about the right hip." i have pain on the r side of my lower back which extends around my hip & leg?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
The "problem": with bone scans is that they are NON-SPECIFIC, that is they do not make a diagnosis only indicate that bone pathology exists...this can vary froma recent FRACTURE to simple degenerative changes! I am sorry but I doubt that these results will help much in determining where your pain is coming from, Hope this is helpful Dr Z

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Last updated Jul 14, 2018

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