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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 280-281

Is femoral uptake of Tc99m-methylene diphosphonate on bone scintigraphy in bronchogenic carcinoma an alarming sign: A case report and brief review of literature?


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Radiotherapy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Bhagwant Rai Mittal
Department of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.135779

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Detection of skeletal metastasis in patients with lung cancer is important from management point of view. We report the bone scan finding in a patient with non-small cell lung carcinoma showing isolated abnormal tracer in femur and having a characteristic appearance in computed tomography, highlighting the importance of bone scan in patients with bronchogenic carcinoma.


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