Radionuclide Imaging of Musculoskeletal Infection: A Review.

  title={Radionuclide Imaging of Musculoskeletal Infection: A Review.},
  author={Christopher J. Palestro},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={57 9},
There are numerous imaging tests for diagnosing musculoskeletal infection. Radiographs are routinely performed, because even when not diagnostic, they provide an anatomic overview of the region of interest that could influence subsequent procedure selection and interpretation. MRI is sensitive and provides superb anatomic detail. Bone scintigraphy accurately diagnoses osteomyelitis in bones not affected by underlying conditions. (67)Ga is used primarily for spondylodiskitis. Although in vitro… CONTINUE READING
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