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Clin Nucl Med. 2003 Sep;28(9):746-54.

Skeletal scintigraphy in the multimodality assessment of young children with acute skeletal symptoms.

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Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.


The authors review the scintigraphic manifestations of acute osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, transient synovitis, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, fractures of toddlers, and some systemic conditions that cause skeletal symptoms during childhood. They offer suggestions regarding incorporation of skeletal scintigraphy into a multimodality approach for assessing children with skeletal symptoms.

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