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Degenerative disc disease. A cause for diagnostic dilemma on In-111 WBC studies in suspected osteomyelitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8039309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors present three patients with degenerative disc disease (one asymptomatic patient, one febrile patient without spinal infection, and one patient with spinal infection) and cold vertebral lesions on In-111 WBC imaging. These cases illustrate the diagnostic dilemma degenerative disc disease may pose when interpreting an In-111 WBC study in suspected osteomyelitis.
Authors:
E Even-Sapir; R H Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0363-9762     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1994 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-08-24     Completed Date:  1994-08-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  388-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Nuclear Medicine, Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Indium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Intervertebral Disk Displacement / radionuclide imaging*
Leukocytes*
Lumbar Vertebrae / radionuclide imaging*
Male
Osteomyelitis / radionuclide imaging*
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Indium Radioisotopes

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