Papillary thyroid cancer

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Follow-up of US nodule.

Patient Data

Age: 37-year-old
Gender: Female

Ultrasound of the thyroid

Right thyroid lobe solid hypoechogenic nodule with lobulated margins and some indistinct inferior margins. No abnormal vascularity noted, no definitive evidences of internal calcifications. No suspicious cervical lymph nodes identified bilaterally. 

Nuclear medicine

99mTc Thyroid scan

Corresponding to the location of the right lobe thyroid nodule there is a focal area of reduced radiotracer uptake ("cold nodule"). 

Case Discussion

FNA was performed showing psammoma bodies and confirmed a papillary thyroid tumor

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Case information

rID: 50908
Published: 19th Mar 2017
Last edited: 13th Apr 2017
System: Head & Neck
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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