What To Think About
- A bone scan does not distinguish between normal and abnormal bone growth by itself. So bone scan results must be interpreted along with your symptoms and the results of Reference X-ray Opens New Window tests. In addition, other tests such as a Reference CT scan Opens New Window, an Reference MRI Opens New Window, blood tests, or a Reference biopsy Opens New Window may also be needed to further evaluate abnormal bone scan results.
- Some types of cancer or diseases cannot be identified on a bone scan.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 1, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Myo Min Han, MD - Nuclear Medicine