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SPECT-CT imaging in the early diagnosis of osteonecrosis of femoral head after osteosynthesis by percutane screwing in the young adult: a case report


International Journal of Radiology & Radiation Therapy
Fabrice Fokoué, Sanae El Mselmi, Nadia Ismaili Alaoui

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Abstract

We report here the case of a young patient victim of a road accident and having benefited from osteosynthesis by double screwing, in whom the clinical course was marked two years later by the occurrence of osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) therefore the diagnosis was confirmed by a SPECT CT centered on the pelvis, supplementing a three-phase bone scintigraphy.

Keywords

bone scintigraphy, SPECT CT, ONFH

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