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ea0035p319 | Clinical case reports Thyroid/Others | ECE2014

The unusual case of the appearance of radioiodine (I-131) uptake in lung metastases in a patient with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC)

Palyga Iwona , Kowalska Aldona , Walczyk Agnieszka , Holody Lukasz

A 67-year-old male with PTC (pT3N0) underwent a total thyroidectomy in February 2004. Subsequently he was treated with I-131 and radiotherapy (RT). Combined therapy did not normalize the serum thyroglobulin (TG). Because of elevated TG and persistent I-131 uptake in thyroid bed the patient received a total activity of 21275 MBq of I-131 in 4 years. The treatment was stopped in March 2007 due to a lack of I-131 uptake in the last post-therapeutic whole body scan (WBS) with stil...