Thyroid lung metastases

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Previous thyroid malignancy treated with radioactive iodine. Follow up study.


Innumerable lung nodules of varying sized throughout the lung in the background of previous thyroid cancer makes metastases a likely cause.

Case Discussion

This patient had had a thyroid malignancy treated with surgical excision and radioactive iodine. This scan was obtained as followup. Note the innumerable lung metastases.

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Case information

rID: 35835
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 30th Aug 2016
Systems: Chest, Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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