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Submitted: 28 June 2010 Modified: 13 April 2012
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD06291012064985

The prevalence of malignancy in patients thyroid incidentalomaswith 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography.

1Juan Maria Ibarra O. Co,
2Micheal  L. Villa ,
3Jonas  Y. Santiago

Abstract

Thyroid incidentalomas detected by 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography
(FDG-PET) have been reported in 1.1 to 2.9% of scans performed. Previous studies have determined the prevalence of thyroid malignancy in these patients to be 14-72%.

1.
Publication Type:
Journal
Publication Sub Type:
Journal Article, Original
Title:
Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine
Frequency:
Bimonthly
Publication Date:
March-April 2009
Volume:
47
Issue:
2
Page(s):
71-76
Publisher:
Philippine College of Physicians

2.
Publication Type:
Proceedings
Publication Sub Type:
Conference
Title:
2008 PSEM Annual convention
Date:
March 27-28, 2008
Page(s):
58
Publisher:

Objectives

We undertook a retrospective study to determine the prevalence of thyroid incidentalomas in
our center, and evaluated the corresponding prevalence for malignancy in these patients.

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