18F-FDG PET/CT THYROID INCIDENTALOMA REVEALING PAPILLARY THYROID CARCINOMA: A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW
S. El Mselmi*, F. Foukoué, N. Abaouz and N. Ismaili Alaoui
Thyroid incidentalomas are rarely discovered during 18F-FDG PET/CT exams for extrathyroid conditions. We report a case of papillary thyroid cancer discovered during 18F-FDG PET/CT examination carried out as part of the management of Hodgkin lymphoma. Through this observation, we underline the interest of exploring any hypermetabolic thyroid focus visualized on 18F-FDG PET/CT, by fine needle aspiration biopsy to determine its nature which may be neoplastic.
Keywords: Thyroid incidentaloma; 18F-FDG; PET/CT; thyroid; cancer; Papillary carcinoma.
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