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Tc 99m MDP

Technetium 99m MDP is a radio isotope used in nuclear medicine especially for bone scans . MDP stands for Methylene DiPhosphonate . Any disease process which results in extracellular fluid expansion will lead to accumilation of this isotope .

Uses

  • Sub acute and chronic bone infections
  • Bone metastases
  • Tumoral calcinosis
  • Myositis ossificans
  • Metastatic calcification
  • Sickle cell disease

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