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Bone Scan
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Bone Scan Usage

Written by FoundHealth.

Reasons for test

The test is done to detect an abnormal process involving your bone, including the following:

  • Stress injuries (eg, stress fracture , shin splints )
  • Infection ( osteomyelitis )
  • Arthritis
  • Bone tumors
  • Cancer
  • Trauma
  • Metabolic disorders (eg, Paget’s Disease )
  • Nutritional disorders that can affect bones, like low vitamin D levels (eg, rickets )
  • Death of an area of bone tissues due to blocked circulation ( avascular necrosis )

Stress Fractures
Stress Fractures
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