The role of ultrasound findings in the management of thyroid nodules with atypia or follicular lesions of undetermined significance.

@article{Yoo2014TheRO,
  title={The role of ultrasound findings in the management of thyroid nodules with atypia or follicular lesions of undetermined significance.},
  author={Won Sang Yoo and Hoon Sung Choi and Sun Wook Cho and Jae Hoon Moon and Kyung Won Kim and Hyo Jin Park and So Yeon Park and Sang Il Choi and Sung Hee Choi and Soo Jung Lim and Ka Hee Yi and Do Joon Park and Hak Chul Jang and Young Joo Park},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2014},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={735-42}
}
BACKGROUND Atypia or follicular lesions of undetermined significance (AUS/FLUS) is a broad cytological category in the Bethesda system for classifying thyroid cytology. This study investigated the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound (US) analysis of thyroid nodules with AUS/FLUS. PATIENTS AND METHODS Of 5062 subjects with nodules subjected to fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNACs) at our institution from January 2010 through May 2012, 383 met the Bethesda criteria for AUS/FLUS. After excluding… CONTINUE READING

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