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Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

  • Ülkem Yararbaş
  • Zehra Özcan
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Abstract

Medullary thyroid carcinoma is a part of “multiple endocrine neoplasia” syndromes in 25% of the cases. Surgery is the primary curative treatment modality in the management of medullary thyroid carcinoma. Detection of the presence and the extent of the metastatic disease is important for the appropriate therapy planning. The contribution of two nuclear medicine procedures 18F-FDG PET/CT’ and 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT to the management of medullary thyroid carcinoma is presented in this section.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ülkem Yararbaş
    • 1
  • Zehra Özcan
    • 1
  1. 1.Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Nuclear MedicineIzmirTurkey

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