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Old 07-12-2006, 01:50 PM   #1
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define tail bone "hot spot" on bone scan

What does a doctor mean when he says a "hot spot" showed up on a bone scan of the tailbone?

 
Old 08-10-2006, 10:43 PM   #2
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Re: define tail bone "hot spot" on bone scan

A signal is a hot spot, which signifies a blood supply leading to the area of the bone. This could mean a fracture that requires a blood supply to heal properly or it could be a small lesion on the bone.

 
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