solitary thyroid nodule


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solitary thyroid nodule

A discrete enlargement of an otherwise normal thyroid gland Epidemiology ♀:♂ 4:1; most are incidental findings during autopsy or surgical exploration for other reasons DiffDx Colloid–adenomatous nodule–42-77% of STNs, follicular adenoma–15-40%, CA–8-17% Diagnosis FNA biopsy, radionuclide scanning–131I, 99mTc, ultrasonography Management Malignant and indeterminant lesions are treated by surgery
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Previously, Bartolotta et al studied 18 cases of solitary thyroid nodule by CEUS and the results showed that the diagnosis of thyroid nodules was feasible.
Frequency of carcinoma of thyroid is very high in solitary thyroid nodule but markedly low in multi-nodular goitre4.
An updated audit of fine needle aspiration cytology procedure of solitary thyroid nodule.
A 65-year-old female with underlying bronchiectasis was referred to our otorhinolaryngology clinic for further management of a right solitary thyroid nodule.
Prospective evaluation of solitary thyroid nodule on 18F-FDG PET/CT and high-resolution ultrasonography.
Gupta, "Correlation of fine needle aspiration cytology with histopathology in the diagnosis of solitary thyroid nodule," Journal of Thyroid Research, vol.
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Inclusion criteria were age between 18-65 years, either gender, solitary thyroid nodule with maximum size 3x3 cm, ASA physical status I and II, euthyroid patients undergoing thyroidectomy and duration of disease greater than 6 months.