Role of intrathyroidal calcifications detected on ultrasound as a marker of malignancy.

@article{Seiberling2004RoleOI,
  title={Role of intrathyroidal calcifications detected on ultrasound as a marker of malignancy.},
  author={Kristin A Seiberling and Jose C Dutra and Tom R. Grant and Sanija Bajramovic},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 10},
  pages={1753-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Clinically palpable thyroid nodules are present in between 4% and 7% of the population, with only a small percentage of those harboring malignancy. Thus, it is important to find a cost-effective way to determine which nodules are more likely to be malignant. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of intrathyroidal calcifications detected on ultrasound as a risk factor for malignancy. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective chart review. METHODS One hundred fifty-nine patients with… CONTINUE READING

Connections & Topics

Mentioned Connections BETA
Clinically palpable thyroid nodules are present in between 4% and 7% of the population , with only a small percentage of those harboring malignancy .
All Topics