Benign Tumors and Tumorous Conditions of the Bone

  • Yong-Whee BahkEmail author


Benign tumors originating from the bone, cartilage, fibrous tissue, vessels, and unknown tissues are one of the most interesting objectives of pinhole scintigraphy. Such tumors include osteoma, osteoid osteoma, osteoblastoma, chondroma, enostosis, chondroblastoma, fibrous cortical defect and nonossifying fibroma, osteochondroma, primary bone cysts, giant cell tumor, and others. Another large group of bone diseases, in the diagnosis of which 99mTc-MDP scanning is beneficial, are tumorous conditions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine and RadiologySun Ae General HospitalSeoulSouth Korea

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