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Nobuhiro Miyamura, Shuhei Nishida, Mina Itasaka, Hirofumi Matsuda, Takeshi Ohtou, Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Daisuke Inaba, Sadahiro Tamiya, and Tetsuo Nakano

. Bone scintigraphy using 99m-Tc-HMDP showed an enhanced radionuclide uptake without any focal abnormality ( Fig. 1 ). Neither parathyroid gland swelling nor abnormal 99m-Tc-MIBI uptake was detected by ultrasound imaging or parathyroid scintigraphy. Dual

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Shintaro Kawai, Hiroyuki Ariyasu, Yasushi Furukawa, Reika Yamamoto, Shinsuke Uraki, Ken Takeshima, Kenji Warigaya, Yuji Nakamoto, and Takashi Akamizu

phosphatase (ALP) of 1135 IU/L. Bone scintigraphy revealed increased radiotracer uptake in the calcaneus, rib cage and buttocks. At first, bone metastasis was suspected, but whole body contrast-enhanced CT (CECT) ( Fig. 1A ), 1.5T-MRI ( Fig. 1B ) and

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Daniela Gallo, Sara Rosetti, Ilaria Marcon, Elisabetta Armiraglio, Antonina Parafioriti, Graziella Pinotti, Giuseppe Perrucchini, Bohdan Patera, Linda Gentile, Maria Laura Tanda, Luigi Bartalena, and Eliana Piantanida

other due to specific morphology, clinical and radiologic features, giant cell lesions include giant cell tumors of bone (GCTB), solid aneurysmal bone cysts, giant cell rich chondroblastoma, non-ossifying fibromas and brown tumors (BT). Demographic

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Hans-Christof Schober, Christian Kneitz, Franziska Fieber, Kathrin Hesse, and Henry Schroeder

, the patient’s bone metabolism parameters in serum and the postoperative control scintigraphy revealed increasing bone consolidation with mild to moderately increased bone remodeling in the subcapital fractures of both upper arms and thighs ( Fig. 4

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Mauro Boronat, Juan J Cabrera, Carmen Perera, Concepción Isla, and Francisco J Nóvoa

-therapy, WBS was negative. In accordance with the results of FDG-PET, a 99 Tc bone scintigraphy revealed focally increased uptake of tracer in the left iliac crest, and bone biopsy was undertaken in April 2009, but the histopathological examination was

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Anna Casteràs, Lídia Darder, Carles Zafon, Juan Antonio Hueto, Margarita Alberola, Enric Caubet, and Jordi Mesa

. Figure 1 Computed tomography: well-demarcated monolocular osteolytic lesion on the right side of the mandibular body. Cortical bone is expanded and thinned. Bone scintigraphy: retention only on mandible. Tumor biopsy: giant cell tumor

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E Mogas, A Campos-Martorell, M Clemente, L Castaño, A Moreno-Galdó, D Yeste, and A Carrascosa

as diffuse osteoporosis with bone reabsorption signs ( Figs 2 , 3 , 4 and 5 ). A blood test showed hypercalcemia: 13.8 mg/dL (8.8–10.6), hypophosphatemia: 2.9 mg/dL (3–5), parathormone (PTH): 1250 pg/dL (14.5–87.1), alkaline phosphatase: 1587 IU

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Maria P Yavropoulou, Nikolina Gerothanasi, Athanasios Frydas, Evangelia Triantafyllou, Chris Poulios, Prodromos Hytiroglou, Panagiotis Apostolou, Ioannis Papasotiriou, Symeon Tournis, Isaak Kesisoglou, and John G Yovos

Background Tumor-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is usually associated with benign soft tissue or bone neoplasms of mesenchymal origin and is characterized by excessive renal phosphate leading to hypophosphatemia, inappropriately low-normal levels

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Clement Olukayode Aransiola and Arinola Ipadeola

Background Paget's disease is a chronic and progressive disorder of bone characterized by focal areas of excessive osteoclastic resorption accompanied by a secondary increase in the osteoblastic activity (1) . PDB is a rare endocrine disease

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Tsung-Chun Huang, Yu-Kai Cheng, Tsung-Wei Chen, Yung-Chang Hsu, En-Wei Liu, and Hsin-Han Chen

tumor ( Fig. 1A ). After resection, the scalp tumor with left parietal bone invasion was highly suspected to be correlated with malignant distant metastasis ( Fig. 1B , C and D ). The final pathologic report confirmed the diagnosis of a follicular