Tests and diagnosis

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Imaging tests are used to investigate signs and symptoms that may indicate bone metastasis. Which tests you undergo depends on your specific situation. Tests may include:

  • X-ray
  • Bone scan (bone scintigraphy)
  • Computerized tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
Apr. 27, 2012