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Posted by Bam Bam on 3/09/05 at 12:25 (170793)

I had a bone scan done but can't get back to doctor until April 11. Can a doctor please tell me if this show a stress fracture or not? If so I will try to get in sooner if not I don't believe they will do anything else.

Findings: there is minor uptake at the left>right posterior inferior calcanei, most c/w plantar fasciitis

no other lesions seen

Please let me know if this means there is a stree fracture. Thank You
Bambi

Re: bone scan

Dr. Zuckerman on 3/09/05 at 13:41 (170800)

Bambi,
It states that you have plantar fasciitis. Very important to make sure that your doctor pointed out that he was looking for a stress fracture to the radiologist.
It does appear that you don't have a stress fracture but I would feel better having examined you which as you know I can't.

Re: bone scan

Bam Bam on 3/09/05 at 16:19 (170814)

Thank you Dr. Zuckerman. The bone scan was to check for a stress fracture. We knew I had PF and TTS. I'm waiting to see a foot and ankle doctor at Fort Gordan. Dealing with Army doctors and Tricare is slow and to get good care. Thank you again.
Bambi

Re: bone scan

Dr Ben Pearl on 3/10/05 at 19:42 (170909)

+ scan can also mean bone bruise vs stress fracture