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Unusual uptake of 131iodine in bilateral ovarian endometriosis cysts in a patient with thyroid cancer

  • Huipan Liu
  • Yue ChenEmail author
  • Lin Liu
Endocrine Imaging


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineThe Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical UniversityLuzhouPR China
  2. 2.Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Key Laboratory of Sichuan ProvinceLuzhouPR China

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