Recurrent thyroid carcinoma: characteristics on MR images.

  title={Recurrent thyroid carcinoma: characteristics on MR images.},
  author={W. Auffermann and Orlo Herrick Clark and Siegfried A. Thurnher and M. Cappelletti Galante and Charles Higgins},
  volume={168 3},
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging was used in 32 patients, including eight with benign disease, after partial or total thyroidectomy to determine sensitivity and specificity of MR imaging in the detection of tumor recurrence, to compare signal intensities of scar versus recurrent tumor qualitatively and quantitatively, and to define the extent of recurrent tumor. Findings from surgery (n = 23), needle biopsy (n = 1), or clinical follow-up (n = 8) were used for verification. Of 24 patients with… CONTINUE READING

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