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Volume 2017, Article ID 3015941, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3015941
Case Report

Multiple Bony Injuries on Bone Scan in a Case of Unsuspected Child Abuse

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
3Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, College of Health Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
4Center for Infectious Disease and Cancer Research, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
5Institute of Medical Science and Technology, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
6Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
7Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Correspondence should be addressed to Yu-Chang Tyan; wt.ude.umk@naytcy

Received 2 March 2017; Revised 6 May 2017; Accepted 16 May 2017; Published 27 June 2017

Academic Editor: Christian Urban

Copyright © 2017 Ya-Wen Chuang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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