Thyroid Cancer

US

•  Non-specific features

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

•  Typically, a cold nodule on radio-iodide scan, may be warm/hot on pertechnetate scan.
•  Radioactive iodine can be used for detecting metastases—however, this is no good for anaplastic or medullary types.

CT

•  Bone metastases are typically lytic.



 

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