Nuclear medicine

Tc-99m MDP bone scan

Modality: Nuclear medicine

- “ The appearance of the bone scan is consistent with a "metabolic superscan," in this case due to secondary hyperparathyroidism (renal osteodystroph...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Superscan - “ Superscan is intense symmetric activity in the bones with diminished renal and soft tissue activity on a Tc99m diphosphonate bone scan. This appe...”
  • Bone scan - “ Bone scans are a nuclear medicine (scintigraphic) study that makes use of Technetium 99m (commonly Tc99m-methylene diphosphonate (MDP)) as the act...”
  • Hyperparathyroidism - “ Hyperparathyroidism is the effect of excess parathyroid hormone (PTH) in the body. It can be primary, secondary or tertiary. There are many charac...”
  • Skeletal metastases - “ Skeletal metastases are common and result in significant morbidity in patients with metastatic disease. Although the diagnosis is often straightfo...”

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