A CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF SOLITARY THYROID NODULE

Dr. S. R. Kulkarni, Dr. Agashe Harshwardhan Ballal

Abstract


Nodular thyroid is a common clinical entity. Currently, no less than 140 million people are estimated to be living in the goitre endemic regions of the country[1]. Occasionally, the optimum diagnostic strategy for the patient with nodular thyroid is still a matter of debate. The study to be discussed was undertaken to evaluate the patients with respect to age, sex, presentation and to evaluate the efficacy of USG and efficacy of FNAC and USG in differentiating malignant and benign thyroid nodules

Keywords


Thyroid nodule, FNAC, USG.

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