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Diagnosis of acute bone pain using isotope bone imaging.
  1. M Reichl,
  2. M A Khan,
  3. R A Sleet
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Southampton General Hospital, England.

    Abstract

    Twenty-one patients with acute bone pain in areas other than the scaphoid were referred for isotope bone imaging directly from the A&E department. Of these scans 61% were positive. The various pathologies seen included stress fractures, osteomyelitis and bony metastases. Implications of the findings are discussed.

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