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


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


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


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


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