Skin Uptake of 99mTc-HDP in a Case of Annular Elastolytic Giant Cell Granuloma

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Abstract

Sometimes unexpected extraosseous uptakes appear in a bone scintigraphy as a consequence of a wide spectrum of nonosseous disorders. Recognition of these findings is important to enhance the diagnostic value of bone scintigraphy. We report a case of intense bone scintigraphy cutaneous uptake due to elastolytic actinic giant cell granuloma (EAGCG). We present the case of a patient with intense extraosseous uptakes of 99mTc-HDP that appeared in a bone scintigraphy that was performed for lumbar pain.

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