Increased uptake in a vertebral bone island seen only on SPECT

Dwight M Achong
Clinical Nuclear Medicine 2007, 32 (8): 620-3
Skeletal scintigraphy may be performed to evaluate a suspected bone island. In general, a bone island does not demonstrate increased uptake on bone scan. A case of increased uptake in a lumbar vertebral body bone island seen on SPECT, but not conventional planar imaging, is presented.

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