Nuclear bone scan

What is Nuclear bone scan?

A bone scan is a nuclear imaging test that helps diagnose and track several types of bone disease. Your doctor may order a bone scan if you have unexplained skeletal pain suggesting bone loss, bone infection or a bone injury undetectable on a standard X-ray.

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I am a woman aged 40. All my life I have had joint pain. I have been tested many times for different things such as Rhuematoid arthritis etc. I...

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paget's disease is quite likely..

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I had a bad cold and cough in early January. The cough was so bad I felt pain in ribs on both side.

I had a bone scan in early feb that showed...

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It is likely a healing rib fracture due to coughing

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Thanks for writing in to us.

There is a possibility that the...

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Im almost 16 months post L4-5. Very little bone growth- still have 4mm spondiolethese (sp?). Another fusion is scheduled for july 16. 2 days ago,...

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Pain will increase on hard ware failure.

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I have studied your case.

Pain will increase on hard ware failure....

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