Superscan

Case contributed by Ian Bickle

Presentation

Breast cancer. Bone pain.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Nuclear medicine

Diffuse metastases throughout the bony skeleton.

No evidence of radio-isotope excretion in the kidneys - a superscan.

Case Discussion

With advanced bony metastatic disease the uptake of radio-isotope is so profound the usual appearance of the kidneys from excreted isotope is not evident.

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