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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 162-164

Rare case of diffuse splenic uptake on methylene diphosphonate bone scan in a patient with sickle cell disease


Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

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Dr. Girish Kumar Parida
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur - 831 001, Jharkhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_187_19

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Extraskeletal tracer uptake in methylene diphosphonate (MDP) bone scan is not a common finding. There have been several case reports in the literature showing diffuse splenic uptake in MDP bone scan. We present a case of sickle cell disease, which showed diffuse splenic uptake on MDP whole-body bone scan.


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