Bone scanning for bone metastasis in carcinoma cervix.

@article{Kumar2000BoneSF,
  title={Bone scanning for bone metastasis in carcinoma cervix.},
  author={R. Pradeep Kumar and Ranjan Gupta and Sanjiv Khullar and Ajit Kumar Padhy and Pramod Kumar Julka and Arun Malhotra},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 8},
  pages={808-10}
}
AIM Bone metastasis in cervical cancer is rare. With the aim of defining the frequency of bony metastasis in patients of carcinoma cervix, with clinical suspicion of metastasis, we performed bone scan in 38 such patients. RESULTS Twelve out of the 38 patients were confirmed as having metastasis. All the patients were also detected by bone scan (100% sensitivity). CONCLUSION Bone scan should be investigation of choice for screening patients of carcinoma cervix with symptoms suggestive of… CONTINUE READING