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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Solitary thyroid nodule is a common surgical problem presents in surgical clinic at outpatients department.
Initial mode of presentation in majority (28 of 50), 56% was as solitary thyroid nodule. 22 patients (44%) presented with multinodular goiter.
Intrathyroid metastasis presenting as a solitary thyroid nodule: An unusual case of clinically silent lung cancer.
Ahmed, "FNAC in management of solitary thyroid nodule," Professional Medical Journal, vol.
Rate of malignant solitary thyroid nodule was 11.5% cases and benign 88.5% cases confirmed by FNAC while color flow Doppler ultrasound diagnosed 13.7% malignant and 86.9% benign as given in table-I.
Clinical diagnosis shows 56% were have solitary thyroid nodule, 32% had diffuse thyroid nodule, 6% had multinodular goitre, and 6% had cystic lesion.
An updated audit of fine needle aspiration cytology procedure of solitary thyroid nodule. Diagn Cytopathol.
A 65-year-old female with underlying bronchiectasis was referred to our otorhinolaryngology clinic for further management of a right solitary thyroid nodule. The patient complained of a painless anterior neck mass for the past 10 years that had been slowly increasing in size.
Prospective evaluation of solitary thyroid nodule on 18F-FDG PET/CT and high-resolution ultrasonography.
15 Bukhari MH, Niazi S, Hanif G, Quershi SS, Munir M, Hasan M, et al.An updated audit of fine needle aspiration cytology procedure of solitary thyroid nodule. Diagn Cytopathol 2008; 36: 104-12.