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Friday, October 24, 2014
Arthritis and Rheumatism
I have rheumatoid arthritis and just got a bone scan done. I looked at the monitor as it was doing my hips. My spine was a grey color but my hips were alot brighter then my spine. I will get the results in 2 weeks. What could this mean? Could it mean that my RA is attacking my hips?
The increased color of the hips probably represents degenerative arthritis rather than rheumatoid arthritis.
Johnny Su, MD
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University