Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 154–158 | Cite as

Dual Pathologies of Parathyroid Adenoma and Papillary Thyroid Cancer on Fluorocholine and Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT

  • N. T. K. Thanseer
  • Sanjay Kumar Bhadada
  • Ashwani Sood
  • Ashwin Singh Parihar
  • Divya Dahiya
  • Priyanka Singh
  • Rajender Kumar Basher
  • Ashim Das
  • Bhagwant R. Mittal
Case Report
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Abstract

18F-Fluorocholine (FCH) PET/CT is evolving as a functional imaging modality for the preoperative imaging of abnormal parathyroid tissue(s) helping to localize eutopic and ectopic parathyroid tissue and limit the extent of surgery. FCH PET/CT may show incidental uptake in various thyroid lesions necessitating further evaluation, whereas the role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT in the detection of incidental thyroid nodules is well documented. The case of a middle-aged woman with dual pathology of parathyroid adenoma and papillary thyroid cancer detected on FCH and FDG PET/CT is presented.

Keywords

Parathyroid adenoma Papillary thyroid carcinoma 18F-Fluorocholine 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflicts of Interest

None.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the principles of the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent

The institutional review board of our institution approved this retrospective study, and the requirement to obtain informed consent was waived.

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© Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. T. K. Thanseer
    • 1
  • Sanjay Kumar Bhadada
    • 2
  • Ashwani Sood
    • 1
  • Ashwin Singh Parihar
    • 1
  • Divya Dahiya
    • 3
  • Priyanka Singh
    • 2
  • Rajender Kumar Basher
    • 1
  • Ashim Das
    • 4
  • Bhagwant R. Mittal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicinePGIMERChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of EndocrinologyPGIMERChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Department of General SurgeryPGIMERChandigarhIndia
  4. 4.Department of HistopathologyPGIMERChandigarhIndia

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