The role of a nuclear medicine diagnostic bone scan is well established and the influence of potential artifacts well documented. This case provides an insight into an unusual artifact associated with a tampon in situ and highlights the clinical relevance of single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography imaging in differentiating uncommon artifacts from potential pelvic pathology.
Currie, G. M., Haase, M., Hashmi, R., Iqbal, B., & Kiat, H. (2014). Tampon appearance on bone scan imaging: Case report. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 45(1), 59-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2013.06.022