chapter  17
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Thermal Imaging in Diseases of the Skeletal and Neuromuscular Systems

Clinical medicine has made considerable advances over the last century. The introduction of imaging modalities has widened the ability of physicians to locate and understand the extent and activity of a disease. Conventional radiography has dramatically improved, beyond the mere demonstration of bone and calcified tissue. Computed tomography ultrasound, positron emission tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging are now available for medical diagnostics.