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

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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.

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Thanseer, N.T.K., Bhadada, S.K., Sood, A. et al. Dual Pathologies of Parathyroid Adenoma and Papillary Thyroid Cancer on Fluorocholine and Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT. Nucl Med Mol Imaging 52, 154–158 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13139-017-0488-3

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Keywords

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