F18-choline/C11-choline PET/CT thyroid incidentalomas.


Nuclear Medicine, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy. [Email]


Thyroid incidentaloma is defined as a thyroid lesion incidentally and newly detected by imaging techniques performed for an unrelated purpose and especially for a non-thyroid disease. Aim of this review is to evaluate the prevalence and clinical significance of focal incidental radiolabelled choline uptake in the thyroid gland (CTI) revealed by PET or PET/CT.


Choline,Incidental,PET/CT,Positron emission tomography,Thyroid,Thyroid incidentaloma,