Using technetium Tc 99m sestamibi for localization of a parathyroid adenoma in primary hyperparathyroidism, we describe the first reported case of increased uptake due to a thyroid follicular carcinoma. Prior false-positive results have been reported exclusively with follicular adenomas.
(Arch Surg. 1996;131:216-217)
Koss WGM, Brown MR, Balfour JF. A False-Positive Localization of a Parathyroid Adenoma With Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi Scan Secondary to a Thyroid Follicular Carcinoma. Arch Surg. 1996;131(2):216–217. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1996.01430140106026