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Medullary thyroid cancer: management guidelines of the American Thyroid Association.
BACKGROUND Inherited and sporadic medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is an uncommon and challenging malignancy. The American Thyroid association (ATA) chose to create specific MTC Clinical GuidelinesExpand
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Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy of the Thyroid: An Appraisal
Nodular thyroid disease, indicated by the presence of single or multiple nodules within the thyroid gland, remains a common clinical problem. Epidemiologic studies suggest that the prevalence ofExpand
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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi, and European Thyroid Association medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi, and European Thyroid Association medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and management ofExpand
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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS MEDICAL GUIDELINES FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE FOR THE EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF HYPERTHYROIDISM AND HYPOTHYROIDISM.
These clinical practice guidelines summarize the recommendations of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists for the diagnostic evaluation of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism and forExpand
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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and Associazione Medici Endocrinologi medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules.
Thyroid nodules are common and are frequently benign. Current data suggest that the prevalence of palpable thyroid nodules is 3% to 7% in North America; the prevalence is as high as 50% based onExpand
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Thyroid nodules: clinical importance, assessment, and treatment.
  • H. Gharib, E. Papini
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  • Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North…
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In the general population, thyroid nodules are found in 5% by palpation and in 50% by ultrasonography (US). Initial evaluation of nodules should include serum thyroid-stimulating hormone measurement,Expand
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Thyroid Incidentalomas: Management Approaches to Nonpalpable Nodules Discovered Incidentally on Thyroid Imaging
In North America, the incidence of thyroid nodules detected by palpation is estimated to be 0.1% per year, with a prevalence between 4% and 7% in the general population. Thyroid nodules are moreExpand
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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi, and European Thyroid Association medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi, and European Thyroid Association medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and management ofExpand
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Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the thyroid. A 12-year experience with 11,000 biopsies.
The primary purpose of FNA biopsy is to identify benign nodules and avoid unnecessary surgery. Numerous reports confirm that the introduction of FNA reduces thyroid operations by 25% and increasesExpand
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Metastasis to the Thyroid Gland: Report of a Large Series From the Mayo Clinic
Objectives:Metastases to the thyroid gland are not as unusual as previously believed. This study reports the largest number of patients with metastatic disease of the thyroid to date, confirms theExpand
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