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Sore knee with severe pain, barely walk. Full bone scan done. Does arthritis show up in scan?

my knee has been painful for a while now, but within the last week when I carry anyting in my hand on the side that my knee is sore I can barely walk the pain is unbelievable. I had a full body bone scan today and the tech said there was something with my knee and I never told them does arthritis show up on a bone scan I have never injured my knee, what could it be
Asked On : Fri, 4 May 2012
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Hello Tam,
Welcome here on hcm.
When arthritis can show up in simple x-ray than these are more sophisticated and are highly modern procedures so they can show arthritis if not shown in simple x-ray.
So go to your treating doctor and take his advice seriously.
Answered: Fri, 4 May 2012
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