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Photopenic defect in area of hip implant

My recent bone scan shows a photopenic defect in the region of right hip prosthesis.  What does that mean?

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Photopenia is a non-specific term describing decreased density seen on an xray. You can expect your doctor to refer you for further diagnosis.

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