Dramatic parotid uptake of I-131 on a diagnostic whole-body scan CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE Carlisle, M. R., McDougall, I. R. 2000; 25 (11): 895-897


Radiation sialadenitis is a complication of I-131 therapy for thyroid cancer. They authors report a case of intense uptake by parotid glands in a diagnostic I-131 scan (2 mCi) in whom sialadenitis had developed previously after a 100-mCi dose of I-131. Similar examples of images could not be found in the literature.

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