Use of radionuclide method in preoperative and intraoperative diagnosis of osteoid osteoma of the spine. Case report.

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A 24-year-old man with persistent low back pain and right sciatica, was found to have an osteoid osteoma of the right pedicle of the second lumbar vertebra. 99mTc-MDP bone scan and CAT scan produced an early diagnosis of the lesion. Intraoperative 99mTc-MDP in vitro combined with imaging and quantitative activity measurements were useful for accurate… (More)

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@article{Israeli1983UseOR, title={Use of radionuclide method in preoperative and intraoperative diagnosis of osteoid osteoma of the spine. Case report.}, author={Amnon Israeli and Shifra Tzila Zwas and Henri Horoszowski and Isabelle Farine}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1983}, volume={175}, pages={194-6} }