Items tagged “bone scan”

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Contiguous bone activity

Contiguous bone activity is a bone scan phenomenon seen in tumors which incite a regional hyperemia. Increased activity on blood pool images is seen extending across joints and to adjacent bones. This should not be mistaken for direct tumor involvement.  An example of a tumor which may demonstr...
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Calcaneal stress fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
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Nuclear medicineMRI
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Skeletal metastases

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Carlos Eduardo Anselmi
Published 07 Nov 2010
60% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Active sacroiliitis

Barsony view
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 10 May 2012
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X-rayNuclear medicine
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Technetium 99m-methyl diphosphonate

Technetium 99m-methyl diphosphonate (99mTc MDP) is a radiotracer used in nuclear medicine especially for bone scans. Any disease process which results in extracellular fluid expansion will lead to accumulation of this tracer. Radionuclide profile photon energy: 140 keV physical half life: 6 h...
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Osteoblastic metastases from prostate cancer

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 26 Oct 2014
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X-rayNuclear medicine
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H sign of sacral insufficiency fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 03 Mar 2016
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Nuclear medicineCT
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Superscan: prostate cancer skeletal metastases

 Diagnosis almost certain
MD Damián Rodríguez
Published 26 Jun 2017
75% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Tram-track sign (bone)

The tram-track sign is sometimes seen on delayed bone scan images. They can appear as symmetric linear increase in tracer accumulation along diaphyseal and metaphyseal surfaces of long bones. Corresponding to similar periosteal reaction seen on radiographs. Bone scan findings precede radiographi...
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Golden arches sign (knees)

The Golden arches sign is a nuclear medicine sign often seen on bone scan in patients with total knee prosthesis. The femoral condylar prosthesis results in two central photopenic regions with two 'hot' arches formed around the periprosthetic region. This finding is non-specific and may sugges...

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