Hockey stick sign (thyroid hemiagenesis)

Last revised by Dr Mostafa El-Feky on 25 Apr 2019

Hockey stick sign has been used to describe the appearance of the thyroid gland in cases of thyroid hemiagenesis when investigated with thyroid scan (Tc-99m)​ 1. The unilateral lobe and isthmus make a shape reminiscent of a hockey stick. 

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: hockey stick
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