A bone scan is a nuclear imaging test used to help diagnose problems with bones. It safely uses a very small amount of radioactive drug called a radiopharmaceutical. This scan is done in case of unexplained skeletal pain, bone infection, the spread of a tumour to bones or any bone injury that can't be seen on a standard X-ray.
A bone scan is a nuclear imaging test used to diagnose bone conditions like skeletal pain, infection and tumour or injury related to bones. The scanning takes 15-20 minutes and reports are issued after a few hours. Watch the video to know more about the instructions to be followed before and after the procedure.