Bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of children with obscure skeletal pain.

Abstract

A retrospective analysis of bone scans of 381 children with unexplained skeletal pain was made. Of these, findings are reported on 358 for whom there were sufficient clinical data. The bone scan results suggested trauma as the cause of pain in 43 patients, inflammatory disease in 73 patients, and neoplasia in ten patients. There was only one false-positive… (More)

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@article{Meulen1987BoneSI, title={Bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of children with obscure skeletal pain.}, author={Deborah ter Meulen and Massoud Majd}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={1987}, volume={79 4}, pages={587-92} }