Thyroid lung metastases

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


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

Modality: CT

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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