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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 179-181

Abnormal bone scan : Importance of clinical correlation

Department of Urology & Uro-Oncology, PD Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai, India

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V Srinivas
P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, V.S. Marg, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016
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A case of renal cell carcinoma which was diagnosed to have metastatic disease on the basis of two hot spots in ribs on bone scan, is presented. After careful and thor­ough history, it turned out to be fracture ribs which oc­curred due to bad positioning during radical nephrectoiny. This case highlights the importance of clinical judgement especially in the modern era of sophisticated investiga­tions.

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