From the case: Pyramidal lobe

Nuclear medicine

I-123 thyroid scan

Modality: Nuclear medicine

- “ Remember the anatomy of the thyroid gland, including variants, when reading the scan. No further work up needed.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Thyroid scan (I-123) - “ Thyroid scan (thyroid scintigraphy) is a nuclear medicine examination used to evaluate thyroid tissue.  Clinical indications functional status o...”
  • Pyramidal lobe of thyroid - “ The pyramidal lobe of thyroid (a.k.a. Lalouette's pyramid5) is a normal anatomic variant representing a superior sliver of thyroid tissue arising ...”

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