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Does bone scan involve any exposure to radiation?

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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Minimal

There is some radiation exposure as a bone scan involves injecting a radioactive isotope into your blood and then scaning your body to see where the radioactive isotope accumulates.

In brief: Minimal

There is some radiation exposure as a bone scan involves injecting a radioactive isotope into your blood and then scaning your body to see where the radioactive isotope accumulates.
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Robert Levine
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

The bone scan involves being administered a radiotracer that is then imaged by a camera.
The amount of radiation is very small but not zero.

In brief: Yes

The bone scan involves being administered a radiotracer that is then imaged by a camera.
The amount of radiation is very small but not zero.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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