DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20205081

Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography base response assessment in primary thyroid lymphoma

Tarun Kumar Jain, Anushree Punia, Shikha Dhal, Guman Singh, Hemant Malhotra, Ankur Punia, Naveen Gupta

Abstract


Isolated primary thyroid lymphoma and lesion in the thyroid gland presenting as a lymphoma, both are uncommon entities. This subgroup of thyroid malignancies is managed in different ways as compared to common thyroid malignancies. A 63-year-old male diagnosed as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the thyroid gland underwent for F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG PET-CT). It revealed isolated FDG avid soft tissue mass in left lobe of thyroid gland. After two and six cycles of chemotherapy, PET-CT was perfomed and response assessed in Deauville scores.  


Keywords


Primary thyroid lymphoma, F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography, Deauville score

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