Scintigraphic rib abnormality mimicking metastasis in a breast cancer patient

Olga Esik, Mária Rajtár

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Abstract

A breast cancer patient revealed an abnormal bone scan in the ribs caused by an unusual form of indirect trauma (bras). The recognition of the phenomenon was important in order to avoid the misinterpretation of the scintigram and consequently, to precede an inadequate therapeutic decision.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)676-677
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Nuclear Medicine
Volume15
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1989

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Keywords

  • Bone metastasis
  • Bone scintigraphy
  • Rib
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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