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A 46-year-old male asked:

My radionuclide scan results state "focal increased uptake is present affecting right occipital bone" what does the term focal mean in this context?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
translation= focal is a derivative of focus meaning the uptake is most apparent at that location
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