Bone Scans

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Bone Scintigraphy
... A bone scan or bone scintigraphy ( /sɪnˈtɪɡrəfi/) is a nuclear scanning test to find certain abnormalities in bone that are triggering the bone's attempts to heal ... It is primarily used to help diagnose a number of conditions relating to bones, including cancer of the bone or cancers that have spread (metastasized) to the bone ... bone pain such as lower back pain due to a fracture), the diagnosis of fractures that may not be visible in traditional X-ray images, and the detection of damage to bones due ...

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