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Management of Thyroid nodules in adult patients.

Eng CY, Quraishi MS, Bradley PJ - Head Neck Oncol (2010)

Bottom Line: Thyroid nodule is a common presentation and requires a structured diagnostic approach to ascertain the risk of malignancy and determine appropriate management.This review article highlights the key points in the history and examination which can help with risk stratification.It also discussed the application of fine needle aspiration cytology findings and the British Thyroid Association Guidelines in clinical practice.

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Affiliation: ENT Department, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5LT, UK. cyeng@doctors.org.uk

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Thyroid nodule is a common presentation and requires a structured diagnostic approach to ascertain the risk of malignancy and determine appropriate management. This review article highlights the key points in the history and examination which can help with risk stratification. It also discussed the application of fine needle aspiration cytology findings and the British Thyroid Association Guidelines in clinical practice.

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Thyroid follicular cells in a microfollicular pattern (Thy 3).
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Figure 1: Thyroid follicular cells in a microfollicular pattern (Thy 3).

Mentions: Cytology results can be placed in 5 diagnostic categories (Thy 1 - Thy 5) as indicated by the British Thyroid Association guidelines [1]. This will help with subsequent management and is summarised in Table 2 (Figure 1 and 2) below:-


Management of Thyroid nodules in adult patients.

Eng CY, Quraishi MS, Bradley PJ - Head Neck Oncol (2010)

Thyroid follicular cells in a microfollicular pattern (Thy 3).
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Show All Figures
getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC2877029&req=5

Figure 1: Thyroid follicular cells in a microfollicular pattern (Thy 3).
Mentions: Cytology results can be placed in 5 diagnostic categories (Thy 1 - Thy 5) as indicated by the British Thyroid Association guidelines [1]. This will help with subsequent management and is summarised in Table 2 (Figure 1 and 2) below:-

Bottom Line: Thyroid nodule is a common presentation and requires a structured diagnostic approach to ascertain the risk of malignancy and determine appropriate management.This review article highlights the key points in the history and examination which can help with risk stratification.It also discussed the application of fine needle aspiration cytology findings and the British Thyroid Association Guidelines in clinical practice.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: ENT Department, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5LT, UK. cyeng@doctors.org.uk

ABSTRACT
Thyroid nodule is a common presentation and requires a structured diagnostic approach to ascertain the risk of malignancy and determine appropriate management. This review article highlights the key points in the history and examination which can help with risk stratification. It also discussed the application of fine needle aspiration cytology findings and the British Thyroid Association Guidelines in clinical practice.

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Related in: MedlinePlus