Superscan

Superscan is intense symmetric activity in the bones with diminished renal and soft tissue activity on a Tc99m diphosphonate bone scan.

This appearance can result from a range of aetiological factors:

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rID: 2129
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superscan : differential diagnosis

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