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Keshavamurthy J, Pyramidal lobe. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 21 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-71561
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Thyroid uptake and scan was ordered as TSH was <0.005, evaluate for hyperthroidism.
Age: 70 years
I-123 thyroid scan
From the case: Pyramidal lobe
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There is increased thyroid uptake at 4 and 24 hour period on I-123 scan diffusely, consistent with Grave's disease.
Also seen is a prominent pyramidal lobe showing the increased radio active iodine uptake.
Remember the anatomy of the thyroid gland, including variants, when reading the scan. No further work up needed.