Shoulder uptake

Discovery* NM 630 and Xeleris* 3

Clinical Case

Patient History

Male 37 years old, pain and oedema of right wrist and hand. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrom suspected

Acquisition

850 MBq 99mTc
Early images 5-10 min post injection
Late images and whole body 3hours post injection
LEHR collimator,
Whole Body 20 cm/min

Results

Courtesy of Institute Mignot, France, Dr, Benelhadj, Salah

Findings

Static images of shoulder show increased uptake on the right shoulder.
Uptake limited to scapulohumeral joint and coracoid apophysis

Conclusion

Increased uptake limited to the right scapulohumeral joint without abnormalities uptake in the right wrist and hand.