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Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2012, Article ID 452758, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/452758
Case Report

Focal Bronchiectasis Causing Abnormal Pulmonary Radioiodine Uptake in a Patient with Well-Differentiated Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Department of Endocrinology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW 2050, Australia

Received 1 August 2012; Accepted 25 September 2012

Academic Editors: M. A. Boyanov, T. Grüning, M. P. Kane, K. Kasagi, and W. V. Moore

Copyright © 2012 Ash Gargya and Elizabeth Chua. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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