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Bone Case 5

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Prostate cancer staging scan. PSA 600 with diffuse bone pain.


Anterior and posterior images are shown, 3 hrs after injection

scan image


1) Are there any abnormal areas of uptake?
2) What term is often ascribed to these appearances?
3) Give a differential diagnosis.
4) Given the clinical information, what is the likely diagnosis?

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