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Bone Case 15

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72-year-old man with prostatic carcinoma. Staging scan?bone metastases.


3 hour anterior and posterior whole body images were obtained.

scan image


1. What is the striking abnormality on this scan?
2. What are the possible causes for this finding?
3. Is there any particular cause that would be relevant to this patient's history?

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