Incidental focal thyroid uptake on 18F-Choline PET-CT: need to rule out thyroid cancer
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KeywordsThyroid incidentaloma 18F-Choline PET-CT PET-CT Differentiated thyroid cancer Papillary thyroid carcinoma
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