Incidental Lingual Thyroid Informs Surgery

Alyce Goode, Cheryl McKellar, Melanie Carter, Laura Skelly, Lacey Greene, George Roy, Matthew Haase, Geoffrey M. Currie*

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    Abstract

    This case study presents an incidental noting of a lingual thyroid on thyroid scintigraphy that had implications in later breast surgery. This information changed patient management and mitigated risk during intubation for breast cancer surgery.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)66-67
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine Technology
    Volume43
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2015

    Keywords

    • thyroid scan
    • lingual thyroid
    • intubation
    • incidental
    • endocrine
    • SPECT/CT

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