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Increased uptake of 99mTc-MDP in calcified synovial sarcoma

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We present a case of a partially calcified synovial sarcoma of the soft tissues of the thigh in a young girl. The roentgenographic, arteriographic and radio-nuclide scans were unusual. The finding and possible causes of increased uptake of 99mTc-MDP in synovial sarcoma are discussed.

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Horne, T., Mogle, P., Finsterbush, A. et al. Increased uptake of 99mTc-MDP in calcified synovial sarcoma. Eur J Nucl Med 8, 75–76 (1983).

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  • Public Health
  • Soft Tissue
  • Sarcoma
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Synovial Sarcoma