A False Positive I-131 Metastatic Survey Caused by Radioactive Iodine Uptake by a Benign Thymic Cyst.
Case Rep Endocrinol 2017 20;2017:6469015. Epub 2017 Dec 20.
Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA.
Thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrine malignancy in the United States with increasing incidence and diagnosis but stable mortality. Differentiated thyroid cancer rarely presents with distant metastases and is associated with a low risk of morbidity and mortality. Despite this, current protocols recommend remnant ablation with radioactive iodine and evaluation for local and distant metastasis in some patients with higher risk disease. Read More