[Usefulness of ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of thyroidal follicular tumor].

@article{Lai2013UsefulnessOU,
  title={[Usefulness of ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of thyroidal follicular tumor].},
  author={Xing-jian Lai and Bo Zhang and Yu-xin Jiang and Qing-li Zhu and Meng Yang and Qing Dai and Yu Xia and Xiao Ou Yang and Rui-na Zhao},
  journal={Zhongguo yi xue ke xue yuan xue bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={483-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of ultrasonography in distinguishing follicular carcinoma from adenoma. METHODS The ultrasound data of 37 patients with histopathologically confirmed follicular carcinomas who were treated in PUMC Hospital from January 2000 to November 2012 were retrospectively studied. In addition, 74 sex-and age-matched patients with histopathologically confirmed adenomas during the same period were enrolled as the control group. The pathologic results were regarded as… CONTINUE READING