Flashcards in thyroid imaging Deck (9)
when to image when suspect hypothyroidism
no role for imaging
best test for order for hypeorthyroid patient?
nuclear medicine iodine uptake and scan
normal radioactive iodine uptakes are ______
prominent thyroid without focal nodule
when to image a goiter
don't need to image goiters b/c cancer usu presents as nodules
etiologies for distinct nodules (3)
1. colloid cyst
2. benign adenoma
3. malignancy (papillary or follicular)
what to order to work up different thyroid morphologies
what test can differentiate benign and malignant nodules?