Aberrant Thyroid Gland Demonstrated by Computed Tomography

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Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated high attenuation values consistent with thyroid gland in scans of a patient with tumors in the base of the tongue and anterior median neck. Radioiodine seintigraphy revealed positive uptake in the same areas. This is an indication that CT attenuation values may he useful in the diagnosis of aberrant thyroid gland.

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