Risk of Malignancy in Thyroid Incidentalomas Identified by Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography

@article{Chun2015RiskOM,
  title={Risk of Malignancy in Thyroid Incidentalomas Identified by Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography},
  author={A Reum Chun and Hye Min Jo and Seoung Ho Lee and Hong-Woo Chun and Jung Mi Park and Kyu Jin Kim and Chan-Hee Jung and Ji-Oh Mok and Sung-Koo Kang and Chul Hee Kim and Bo Yeon Kim},
  journal={Endocrinology and Metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={71 - 77}
}
Background Thyroid incidentalomas detected by 2-deoxy-2-18F-fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) have been reported in 1% to 4% of the population, with a risk of malignancy of 27.8% to 74%. We performed a retrospective review of FDG-avid thyroid incidentalomas in cancer screening subjects and patients with nonthyroid cancer. The risk of malignancy in thyroid incidentaloma and its association with the maximal standardized uptake value (SUVmax) in 18F… 

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