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Thyroid cancer, thyroidectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello, Doctor, I have one quick question regarding attenuation corrction in a pet/ct scan...on a brain slide, what would 3.75 thick a/c mean? Thank Yoou!
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Doctor :   when was ct scan done
Doctor :   for wat reason it was done
User :   Last year January
User :   Thyroid cancer followup
Doctor :   was it done for your self
User :   agree
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User :   Can a slide on a pet have attenuation correction if there is no problem? This is a tumor (matter) thickness? Correct, please?
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User :   I am registered for a day and would like to continue if possible.
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User :   I can ask if the attenuation is for a matter or mass ?
Doctor :   its for matter
Doctor :   thats grey or white matter
User :   I can see a lit spot, is this the mass? White on a pet/ct .
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   regarding the thyroid cancer
Doctor :   do yu knoaw the vareity
User :   So this does mean a tumor? I am trying to read it. I am really sorry to bother you. Many thanks.
User :   Thyroid cancer is papillary.
Doctor :   no problem yu can proced
Doctor :   did yu get operatd
User :   I am doubting the report if you may figure that and am just trying to understand what a 3.75AC THICK next to the brain slides means. I had an MRI before that and it showed clouding in the spheroid sinus, CAT scan recommended. Thanks
Doctor :   ok
User :   I had thyroidectomy
Doctor :   this mass is not a tumor not to worry
Doctor :   when did yu get operated
Doctor :   it was complete thyroidectomy
Doctor :   or partial one
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