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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have weird chest pains for the past few months. mostly on the left and sternum but it travels to back too. did ecg, blood work, bone scan.. what does mild uptake at lateral aspect of left 10th rib mean? and what other test should i ask for?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Radiologist: I feel that your physician should sit down with the radiologist,review the scan,ask what this could signify ,whether any other tests would be helpful or what consultants could offer any further help. It's possible that the bone scan detects a small fracture or other rib pathology.

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Last updated Nov 12, 2020

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