Items tagged “thyroid nodule”

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Benign thyroid nodule

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 15 Apr 2010
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Incidental "hot" thyroid nodule

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 02 Feb 2015
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Assessment of thyroid lesions (ultrasound)

Ultrasound is the first-line imaging modality for assessment of thyroid nodules found on clinical examination or incidentally on another imaging modality. This article is an overview of ultrasonographic features of thyroid nodules, which are used to determine the need for biopsy with fine needle...

McGill thyroid nodule score

The McGill thyroid nodule score (MTNS) is a scoring system developed to estimate the risk of malignancy of thyroid nodules 1. Scoring system The MTNS is based on 22 parameters: eight clinical or laboratory parameters gender (male): 1 point age (>45 years old): 1 point palpable nodule (pres...

Follicular thyroid adenoma

Follicular thyroid adenoma is a commonly found benign neoplasm of the thyroid consisting of differentiated follicular cells. It cannot be differentiated from follicular carcinoma on cytologic, sonographic or clinical features alone 1. Epidemiology Follicular thyroid adenoma is more commonly fo...


Thyroseq® is an expanded gene classifier test designed for further evaluation of indeterminate thyroid nodules on fine needle aspiration (FNA). In particular, it is designed to further evaluate nodules that show atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance (...

Cold nodule on thyroid scintigraphy

  Diagnosis certain
Kevin Banks
Published 24 May 2023
94% complete
Nuclear medicine Ultrasound