Low malignancy risk of thyroid follicular lesion of undetermined significance in patients from post-endemic areas.

@article{SowiskaKlencka2013LowMR,
  title={Low malignancy risk of thyroid follicular lesion of undetermined significance in patients from post-endemic areas.},
  author={Dorota Słowińska-Klencka and Ewa Woźniak and Martyna Wojtaszek and Bożena Popowicz and Stanisław Sporny and Mariusz Klencki},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168 4},
  pages={621-30}
}
OBJECTIVE New classification of the thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) results tries to stratify the risk of malignancy of thyroid follicular lesions using 'follicular lesion of undetermined significance' (FLUS) subcategory. Clinical significance of this category in the endemic (or post-endemic) areas has not been clearly established. DESIGN The aim of the study was to determine the risk of malignancy for FLUS as well as to evaluate ultrasound (US) malignancy risk features (MRF) in… CONTINUE READING

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