Particle disease on fluoride-18 (NaF) PET/CT imaging

Jonathan Kuo, Cameron C Foster, David Shelton

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Abstract

Particle disease is a loss of bone that commonly occurs about five years after arthroplasty. The cause is secondary to microabrasive wear and shedding of any portion of the prosthesis, and the microscopic foreign bodies activate inflammation which can lead to pain. This report describes the imaging findings of an 80-year-old female with particle disease detected with 18F-fluoride PET/CT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-30
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Radiology Case Reports
Volume5
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

Keywords

  • 18F-Fluoride PET/CT
  • Arthroplasty
  • Aseptic loosening
  • Osteolysis
  • Particle disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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