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Watch Out for Unexpected Radioiodine Uptake on Post-therapy Thyroid Cancer Imaging

Hatice Savas1, Ka Kit Wong2,3*, Ben A. Dwamena3 and Milton D. Gross2,3
1Departments of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2Radiology/Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan Hospital, USA
3Nuclear Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Corresponding Author : Ka Kit Wong
Department of Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
University of Michigan Medical Center
B1G 505G University Hospital, USA
Tel: 734-936-5388
E-mail: [email protected]
Received July 21, 2015; Accepted August 22, 2015; Published August 27, 2015
Citation: Savas H, Wong KK, Dwamena BA, Gross MD (2015) Watch Out” for Unexpected Radioiodine Uptake on Post-therapy Thyroid Cancer Imaging. J Clin Case Rep 5:576. doi:10.4172/2165-7920.1000576
Copyright: © 2015 Savas H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Abstract

Unexpected radioiodine distributions may be encountered on post-therapy I-131 thyroid cancer scans due to a range of benign physiological processes, causing diagnostic dilemma and potentially mimicking metastatic disease. We present two cases of intense focal uptake related to concentration of radioiodine activity on wrist-watches by differing mechanisms, which should be confirmed by clinical history and not be mistaken for metastatic disease.

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