Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 235–237 | Cite as

Extra-osseous localisation of99Tcm methylene diphosphonic acid (MDP) in a primary neuroblastoma

  • G. M. Murray
  • M. G. E. Greensmith
Case Reports


A case of primary neuroblastoma in a seven year old boy is presented in which99Tcm methylene diphosphonic acid (MDP) used as a bone scanning agent localised in the primary tumour. The possible mechanism for this is discussed.

Key words

Primary neuroblastoma Bone scan Extra-osseous localisation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Murray
    • 1
  • M. G. E. Greensmith
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyWar Memorial HospitalWrexhamEngland

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