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Bone scan of the lower body

Bone scan of the lower body

Bone scan of the lower body: A bone scan of the lower body is a test that traces the amount of an intravenously-delivered radioactive substance metabolized by the bones of the lower body, including the lower spine, pelvis, hips, thigh bone, knee, lower leg, feet, and toes; radioactivity is uniformly metabolized by normal bones, whereas diseased bone acquires the radioactive substance more readily and is detected by a gamma-ray camera.

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