Grey scale ultrasonography of the thyroid gland, Nigeria.

  title={Grey scale ultrasonography of the thyroid gland, Nigeria.},
  author={B. O. Iko},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  volume={38 1},
  • B. O. Iko
  • Published 1986 in Tropical and geographical medicine
Thyroid ultrasonography was performed on a combined series of 108 patients over a four-year period. Ultrasonography enabled superb visualisation of the neck, specifically the thyroid, and discriminated solitary from diffuse thyroid abnormalities and segregated these into cystic, solid or 'complex' patterns. Sonographic-pathological correlation was obtained in 38 cases, consisting of 14 follicular adenomas, 11 goitres, 3 Hashimoto thyroiditis, 6 colloid cysts and 4 carcinomata; the clinical… CONTINUE READING