Skeletal Scintigraphy of Possible Os Calcaneus Secundarius

ArticleinClinical Nuclear Medicine 28(5):424-5 · June 2003with4 Reads
Impact Factor: 3.93 · DOI: 10.1097/01.RLU.0000063861.43980.F3 · Source: PubMed


    Os calcaneus secundarius is an uncommon anatomic variant that usually has no symptoms. The authors describe a patient with foot pain in whom plain radiographs and computed tomography suggested an os calcaneus secundarius. Skeletal scintigraphy, by showing high uptake at the corresponding site, supported its contributory role in explaining the patient's symptoms.