Thyroid Nodules: Diagnosis and managementDescription
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)”.
Rosemary Wong, Stephen G Farrell, Mathis Grossmann
- Lists and explain the four key components to a complete thyroid nodule assessment
- Recognise thyroid nodule ultrasound characteristics and estimate the risk of malignancy
- Coordinate adequate management of thyroid nodules
Thyroid nodules, thyroid function, thyroid cancer, clinical assessment, clinical history, examination, serum thyroid stimulation hormone (TSH), ultrasound, fine needle aspiration (FNA), goitre, hot nodule, thyroiditis, Graves’ disease, scintigraphy
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