Comparative ultrasound measurement of normal thyroid gland dimensions in school aged children in our local environment.

@article{Marchie2012ComparativeUM,
  title={Comparative ultrasound measurement of normal thyroid gland dimensions in school aged children in our local environment.},
  author={Tobechukwu Tagbo Marchie and O Oyobere and Kenneth C. Eze},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          285-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the measurement of normal range of ultrasound (US) thyroid gland dimensions in school-aged children (6-16 years) in our environment and compared with what is obtained elsewhere. SETTING AND DESIGN A prospective ultrasound measurement study done in University of Benin Teaching Hospital Benin, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective ultrasound (US) study of thyroid dimensions of 500 school-aged children in our environment consisting… CONTINUE READING

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