Thyroid Nodules: Diagnosis and management


This review is based on original research articles, authoritative reviews and societal guidelines published in peer-reviewed journals indexed in the PubMed database from 1970 to February 2016, using the search terms “thyroid nodule”, “thyroid cancer”, “thyroid ultrasound” and “thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA)”.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Lists and explain the four key components to a complete thyroid nodule assessment
  2. Recognise thyroid nodule ultrasound characteristics and estimate the risk of malignancy
  3. Coordinate adequate management of thyroid nodules


Authors: Rosemary Wong, Stephen G Farrell, Mathis Grossmann  

Article Type: Narrative review


Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Endocrine System Diseases
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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