Bethesda classification system for thyroid fine needle aspirates

Bethesda classification system for thyroid fine needle aspirates comprises of six (6) categories in pathological reporting of thyroid FNA's with each category is linked to a malignancy risk. They are as

  • category I: non diagnostic
  • category II: benign
  • category III: atypia of undetermined significance
  • category IV: suspicious for follicular neoplasm
  • category V: suspicious for malignancy
  • category VI: malignant

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Article information

rID: 84429
System: Head & Neck
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bethesda classification system for thyroid FNA's

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