Thyroid Cancer Presenting as an Incidentaloma Detected on F-18 FDG PET/CT Imaging: A Case Report

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Jiraporn Sriprapaporn
Boonsiri Srisuwan
Mongkol Uiprasertkul
Pongpija Tuchinda
Thonnapong Thongpraparn
Chompunoot Hannanthawiwat

Abstract

The authors report a woman with a history of malignant B-cell lymphoma (MALT lymphoma) at the lower lobe of
the left lung status post left lower lobe lobectomy who underwent F-18 FDG PET/CT whole-body imaging for evaluation of
any suspicious new pulmonary lesion. The study incidentally found abnormal focal hypermetabolic activity, called incidentaloma,
at the right thyroid lobe, which was pathologically proven to be papillary thyroid carcinoma. She was further treated
with radioiodine therapy after a total thyroidectomy had been done.

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Sriprapaporn, J. ., Srisuwan, B. ., Uiprasertkul, M. ., Tuchinda, P. ., Thongpraparn, T. ., & Hannanthawiwat, C. . (2020). Thyroid Cancer Presenting as an Incidentaloma Detected on F-18 FDG PET/CT Imaging: A Case Report. Siriraj Medical Journal, 63(6), 207–209. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/sirirajmedj/article/view/241538
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