Skeletal scintigraphy with technetium diphosphonate in multiple myeloma--a comparison with skeletal x-ray.


Twenty-one patients with multiple myeloma were examined in close time relation with skeletal X-ray survey and bone scanning using technetium diphosphonate. Results indicate that X-ray is superior to bone scan in detecting myelomatous bone lesions. Approximately twice as many lesions were detected by X-ray as by bone scan. An exception to this general… (More)


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