Is chest x-ray or high-resolution computed tomography scan of the chest sufficient investigation to detect pulmonary metastasis in pediatric differentiated thyroid cancer?

@article{Bal2004IsCX,
  title={Is chest x-ray or high-resolution computed tomography scan of the chest sufficient investigation to detect pulmonary metastasis in pediatric differentiated thyroid cancer?},
  author={Chandrasekhar S Bal and Ajay Kumar and Prem Chandra and Sadanand N Dwivedi and Sanjay Mukhopadhyaya},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          217-25
        }
}
We reviewed the clinical characteristics, pattern of disease at presentation, histopathologic subtype, treatment, course, and outcome of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTT) in children and adolescents presenting with pulmonary metastasis and tried to assess the effectiveness of routine chest x-ray and high-resolution computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest vis-à-vis 131I whole-body scan (WBS) in revealing pulmonary metastasis. In our series of 1754 patients, 122 (7%) were 20 years of age or… CONTINUE READING
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