Thymic uptake of iodine-131 in the anterior mediastinum.


Two thyroidectomized patients with a history of differentiated thyroid carcinoma are presented who had nonmetastatic mediastinal 131I uptake following therapeutic doses of 131I. Chest CT scans in both patients demonstrated an anterior mediastinal mass. Surgical excision in one patient and a percutaneous CT-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy in the other… (More)


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@article{Veronikis1996ThymicUO, title={Thymic uptake of iodine-131 in the anterior mediastinum.}, author={Irini Veronikis and P H Simkin and Lewis E. Braverman}, journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine}, year={1996}, volume={37 6}, pages={991-2} }