Radionuclide Imaging of the Hand and Wrist

  • Gopinath Gnanasegaran
  • Nicola J. R. Mulholland
  • Bo Povlsen
  • Ignac Fogelman
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Nuclear medicine techniques continue to play a role in the diagnosis and management of hand, and wrist disorders, despite the advent of other cross-sectional imaging techniques such as MRI and CT. This chapter reviews the techniques available, concentrating on specific applications in the hand and wrist.


Bone Scintigraphy Avascular Necrosis Osteoid Osteoma Carpal Bone Impaction Syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopinath Gnanasegaran
    • 3
  • Nicola J. R. Mulholland
    • 1
  • Bo Povlsen
    • 2
  • Ignac Fogelman
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine and RadiologyKings College HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsGuy’s and St Thomas Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK
  3. 3.Consultant Physician in Nuclear Medicine, Department of Nuclear MedicineSt Thomas’ Hospital Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

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