Imaging for Thyroid Nodules

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Fig. 5.1 Simple thyroid cyst Fig. 5.2 Colloid cystic nodule Another pattern to recognize as a benign nodule is the “spongiform nodule” also described in the literature as honeycomb or…

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Surgery for Thyroid Nodules

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Fig. 12.1 High suspicion thyroid nodule with hypoechoic appearance and microcalcifications Fig. 12.2 Intermediate suspicion thyroid nodule with hypoechoic appearance and smooth borders Fig. 12.3 Low suspicion thyroid nodule with…

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Multinodular Goiter

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Study (location, year) MNG SN Diagnostic method OR (CI) Events Population Events Population Abu-Eshy et al. (Saudi Arabia, 1995) 14 172 16 105 Surgery 0.49 (0.23–1.06) Belfiore et al. (Italy,…

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Thyroid Nodules in Children

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Syndrome Gene Chromosomal location Inheritance Type of cancer Other features Isolated FMTC [151] RET 10q11.2 AD MTC  MEN2A [151] RET 10q11.2 AD MTC Pheochromocytoma, hyperparathyroidism MEN2B [151] RET 10q11.2 AD…

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Thyroid Incidentalomas

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Fig. 11.1 Incidentally discovered thyroid nodule of the right thyroid gland during carotid Doppler ultrasonography Older studies report that neck US detects incidentalomas with a prevalence of 10–30% [23–25]. However,…

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