Technetium-99m hydroxymethylene diphosphonate scanning of acute injuries to the lateral ligaments of the ankle.

@article{Maurice1989Technetium99mHD,
  title={Technetium-99m hydroxymethylene diphosphonate scanning of acute injuries to the lateral ligaments of the ankle.},
  author={Hugh D Maurice and Iain Watt},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={62 733},
  pages={31-4}
}
Technetium-99m hydroxymethylene diphosphonate scans were performed on 29 consecutive patients with acute ankle ligament injuries. Scanning reliably differentiated a severe from a minor injury. Severe injuries gave a diffuse uptake on the scan and the minor injuries a more localized increase in uptake. 

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