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The role of radioisotopic methods in imaging of intervertebral disc inflammation in children

Stanisław Pilecki, Marcin Gierach, Przemysław Drobik, Andrzej Kurylak, Iwona Trzcinska, Wojciech Hagner, Olgierd Pilecki, Sebastian Wałek, Roman Junik
Nucl. Med. Rev 2006;9(1):72-76.

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Vol 9, No 1 (2006)
Published online: 2006-01-25
Submitted: 2012-01-23

Abstract

The authors present the case of a 17-year-old girl, with pain over lumbar spine area, treated by paediatricians and rehabilitation specialists, discussing diagnostic imaging and laboratory examinations together with clinical observations.
Spondylodiscitis was diagnosed after bone scintigraphy with 99mTc-MDP, the course of disease was monitored by immunoscintigraphy amongst other techniques.

Abstract

The authors present the case of a 17-year-old girl, with pain over lumbar spine area, treated by paediatricians and rehabilitation specialists, discussing diagnostic imaging and laboratory examinations together with clinical observations.
Spondylodiscitis was diagnosed after bone scintigraphy with 99mTc-MDP, the course of disease was monitored by immunoscintigraphy amongst other techniques.
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Keywords

spondylodiscitis; scintigraphy; children

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Title

The role of radioisotopic methods in imaging of intervertebral disc inflammation in children

Journal

Nuclear Medicine Review

Issue

Vol 9, No 1 (2006)

Pages

72-76

Published online

2006-01-25

Bibliographic record

Nucl. Med. Rev 2006;9(1):72-76.

Keywords

spondylodiscitis
scintigraphy
children

Authors

Stanisław Pilecki
Marcin Gierach
Przemysław Drobik
Andrzej Kurylak
Iwona Trzcinska
Wojciech Hagner
Olgierd Pilecki
Sebastian Wałek
Roman Junik

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