Miscellaneous Conditions

  • Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar
  • Ismet Sarikaya


Bone marrow scan is mainly used in conjunction with radiolabeled leukocyte imaging to differentiate uptake due to infection from the normal bone marrow [1]. It can also be used to assess bone marrow expansion or depletion, extramedullary hematopoiesis, and bone marrow defects or infarctions and for planning radiation therapy in oncologic patients [2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar
    • 1
  • Ismet Sarikaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineKuwait UniversitySafatKuwait

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