Very high prevalence of thyroid nodules detected by high frequency (13 MHz) ultrasound examination

@article{Guth2009VeryHP,
  title={Very high prevalence of thyroid nodules detected by high frequency (13 MHz) ultrasound examination},
  author={Sabine Guth and Ulrich Theune and Jens Aberle and A Galach and C. M. Bamberger},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Investigation},
  year={2009},
  volume={39}
}
Background  The prevalence of thyroid nodules in a healthy population is high: in the German Papillon study, nationwide ultrasound screening of more than 90 000 people using 7·5 MHz scanners revealed the presence of thyroid nodules in 33% of the normal population. A study employing more sensitive 13 MHz scanners has not been conducted so far. 
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