Nuclear medicine
Whole body bone scan
Modality: Nuclear medicine (Whole body bone scan )

- “ Patient with known non-small cell lung cancer with complaints of joint pain.  Skeletal survey and whole body bone scan were performed for evaluati...”

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  • Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy - “ Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is a syndrome characterized by periosteal reaction of the long bones without underlying bone lesion. There are a bro...”
  • 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 diaph...”
  • Bone scan - “ Bone scans are a nuclear medicine (scintigraphic) study that makes use of Technetium 99m (commonly Tc99m-methylene diphosphonate (MDP)) as the act...”

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