Thyroid Gland

  • Jasna Mihailovic
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Ronan P. Killeen


History: Patient was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma 4 years ago, total thyroidectomy and subsequent remnant ablation with 30 mCi I-131 at that time. Patient was informed that she was cured and follow-up was not necessary. Seen recently by an endocrinologist, she was found to have elevated serum thyroglobulin; negative diagnostic whole-body I-131 (5 mCi) imaging. While being evaluated for repeat I-131 treatment based on elevated serum thyroglobulin, a FDG PET/CT was requested.


Thyroid Carcinoma Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Total Thyroidectomy Papillary Carcinoma Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasna Mihailovic
    • 1
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 2
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 3
  • Ronan P. Killeen
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine Oncology Institute of Vojvodina Sremska Kamenica Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin” ZrenjaninUniversity of Novi SadSremska KamenicaSerbia
  2. 2.Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular ImagingNew York-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Radiology & MedicineWeill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Consultant Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine PhysicianSt Vincents University HospitalDublinIreland

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