thyroid nodule


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thyroid nodule

A visible or palpable mass in the thyroid gland, benign about 90% to 95% of the time. A history of radiation to the head or neck increases the likelihood that the lesion will be malignant, as does the appearance of the nodule in the first decades of life. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy is the first and often the definitive diagnostic test.
See also: nodule
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Our results showed that, as expected, thyroid nodules mostly affect middle aged women and are usually benign and ovoid-to-round shaped, and the greatest dimension is about 20 mm (average).
A 6-year retrospective study (2003-2008) of all patients with thyroid nodules who underwent thyroid surgery at PMHC was done.
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2015 American Thyroid Association management guidelines for adult patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer: The American Thyroid Association Guidelines Task Force on Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.
Both tests leverage RNA whole-transcriptome sequencing technology to measure gene expression in potentially cancerous thyroid nodules.
A 64-year-old woman with a thyroid nodule. Jama 2004;292:2632-2642.
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Clinical examination revealed a 4 cm left smooth thyroid nodule. Her thyroid function test was normal while the ultrasound scan showed a 5.9 by 3.8 cm predominantly cystic nodule with a small solid component (Figure 1).

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