DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.ijnm_115_23 ISSN: 0972-3919

Aberrant Radioactive Iodine Uptake in Simple Ovarian Cyst: A Rare Finding

Tejasvini Singhal, Parneet Singh, Girish Kumar Parida, Pramit Kumar, Sai Sradha P Patro, Kanhaiyalal Agrawal
  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and imaging

I-131 whole body scan and therapy play an important role in the follow-up of differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients for the detection of residual thyroid tissue and metastatic disease. However, various false-positive findings have been reported in the literature which can appear as metastases. Here, we present one such case, in which an I-131 posttherapy scan revealed false-positive radioactive iodine uptake which localized to a simple ovarian cyst.

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