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Iain McDougall

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  • F-18-FDG PET/CT Demonstration of a Liver Metastasis in a Patient With Papillary Thyroid Cancer CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE Mosci, C., McDougall, I. R., Jeffrey, R. B., Iagaru, A. 2012; 37 (9): E234-E236

    Abstract:

    A 51-year-old woman with papillary thyroid cancer had recurrent disease. An unexpected FDG-avid hepatic metastasis was identified. Follow-up contrast-enhanced CT scan showed a hepatic lesion, compatible with malignancy. Histopathologic examination demonstrated metastatic carcinoma, consistent with thyroid primary. Few studies reported liver metastases originating from thyroid cancer on FDG PET. These were medullary thyroid carcinomas (MTC) or poorly differentiated cancers. There are no reports describing liver metastasis from PTC diagnosed by FDG PET/CT.

    View details for DOI 10.1097/RLU.0b013e318262ae07

    View details for Web of Science ID 000307808000007

    View details for PubMedID 22889801

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