Evaluation of clinical presentation and referral indications for ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid as possible predictors of thyroid cancer.


BACKGROUND Whether initial clinical presentation and thyroid ultrasonography referral indications can significantly predict malignant/suspicious for malignancy (Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology [Bethesda] V/VI) thyroid ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology results is unknown. METHODS Between January 2010 and May 2014… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hed.24143


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