II. Epidemiology

  1. Test Sensitivity: Lower than MRI and Bone scan
  2. Test Specificity: High

III. Indications

  1. Suspected Stress Fracture
    1. Clarifies Stress Fracture Bone Scan
    2. Clarifies Stress Fracture XRay
  2. Pelvic Fracture
  3. Sacral Fracture
  4. Pediatric bone tumor
    1. Sensitive and specific for Fracture

IV. Disadvantages

  1. Limited ability to show soft tissue
  2. Limited examination planes
  3. Higher radiation exposure

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