A false-positive I-131 finding of duodenum diverticulum in thyroid cancer evaluation by SPECT/CT: A case report.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Feb;97(8):e9997
Department of Nuclear Medicine, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Guoxue Alley, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China.
Rationale: Iodine-131 (I-131) is a sensitive marker for the detection of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). I-131 whole-body scintigraphy (WBS) has been used widely in evaluation of DTC patient. However, I-131 WBS exists many false-positive uptake of I-131 because radioiodine uptake can also be seen in healthy tissue or in a variety of benign and malignant non-thyroidal tumors. Read More