Lateral collateral ligament tear of the knee: appearances on bone scintigraphy with single-photon emission tomography
Received: 20 December 1995 Revised: 01 February 1996 DOI:
10.1007/BF00834536 Cite this article as: Cook, G.J.R. & Fogelman, I. Eur J Nucl Med (1996) 23: 720. doi:10.1007/BF00834536 Abstract
We report two cases, with magnetic resonance imaging correlation, of acute lateral collateral ligament tear of the knee following trauma with findings on bone scintigraphy with single-photon emission tomography (SPET). The typical bone scan features are presented. In addition, the advantages of the use of SPET in the detection of associated lesions are discussed.
Key words Knee scintigraphy Technetium-99m methylene diphosphate Single-photon emission tomography Lateral collateral ligament References
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