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Knee mri showed torn meniscus and bone spurs. Now dr wants bone scan.is that scan needed after mri. What would bone scan show that isn't on mri??

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: Generally,

finding a meniscal tear and bone spurs on a knee MRI doesn't require a bone scan for further evaluation.
There must be something else they are concerned about, but it is difficult to speculate with limited information. Talk to your doctor about why the bone scan is needed.

In brief: Generally,

finding a meniscal tear and bone spurs on a knee MRI doesn't require a bone scan for further evaluation.
There must be something else they are concerned about, but it is difficult to speculate with limited information. Talk to your doctor about why the bone scan is needed.
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