Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone by Yong-Whee Bahk

By Yong-Whee Bahk

Sung Ae normal medical institution, Seoul, Korea. Emphasizes the price of pinhole scintigraphy in diagnosing bone and joint illnesses. This moment variation covers new pinhole scintigraphic options: dual-head pinhole scintigraphy and pinhole SPECT. For radiologists, nuclear physicians, orthopedic surgeons and different experts. Illustrated with radiographic pictures. earlier variation: c1994.

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As routinely practiced in radiological diagnosis, standard anterior and posterior bone scans may be supplemented by lateral, oblique, or any angled view to disclose findings that are not visualized in other views. Commonly used special views include Water’s view of the paranasal sinuses, Towne’s view of the occiput, seated view of the sacrum and coccyx, butterfly view of the sacroiliac joint, frog-leg view of the hip joints, sunrise view of the patella, and tunnel view of the intercondylar notch of the distal femur (see respective figures in Chap.

9B identifies the dens (d), apophyseal joints (aj) and spinous processes (sp) Fig. 10A, B Posterior view of the uppermost cervical spine and skull base. A Posterior pinhole scintigraph of the uppermost cervical spine and skull base reveals increased tracer uptake in the atlantooccipital joints (ao), lateral masses of the atlas (lm), the dens (d), and the apophyseal joints (aj). The atlantoaxial (aa) joints are relatively photopenic because they are larger than the other joints. B Open-mouth anteroposterior radiograph identifies the atlantooccipital joints (ao), lateral masses of the atlas (lm), the dens or odontoid process (d), and the atlantoaxial joints (aa) tal joint, the median atlantoaxial joint, and the base of the dens.

Lateral pinhole scintigraph of the upper cervical spine reveals increased tracer uptake in the atlantooccipital joint (ao), dens (d), apophyseal joints (aj), and spinous processes (sp) (open arrow faint tracer uptake in an os nuchae). The upper portion of Fig. 9B identifies the dens (d), apophyseal joints (aj) and spinous processes (sp) Fig. 10A, B Posterior view of the uppermost cervical spine and skull base. A Posterior pinhole scintigraph of the uppermost cervical spine and skull base reveals increased tracer uptake in the atlantooccipital joints (ao), lateral masses of the atlas (lm), the dens (d), and the apophyseal joints (aj).

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