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Bone scan of the upper body: A bone scan of the upper body is a test that traces the amount of an intravenously-delivered radioactive substance metabolized by the bones of the upper body, including the ribs, sternum, upper spine, shoulders, arms, hands, and fingers; 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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