Hockey stick sign (thyroid hemiagenesis)

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Hockey stick sign has been used to described the appearance of the thyroid gland in cases of thyroid hemiagenesis, when investigated with 99m Technetium pertechnetate thyroid scan 1. The unilateral lobe and isthmus make a shape reminiscent of a hockey stick. 

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rID: 51602
System: Head & Neck
Section: Signs
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