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Old 01-31-2012
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Thyroid Thyroid Nodule diagnostic procedure !!

MTB says...for any Thyroid nodule---1st TSH LEVELS

IF NORMAL....BIOPSY BY FNA -- IF MALIG OR INDETERMINATE - SURGERY...

UW has diff views n a lil complex.

If TSH HIgh OR NORMAL -- USG THYROID --

-benign--routine followup
or
-suspicious for Malign -- FNA

If TSH is low -- Rad.nuclide Scan

-hyperfunctioning---evauate n treat for hyperTHY

-Non-func ---USG thyroid


What to follow ?? wats true...?
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i've been experiencing the same problem...FA even says start with FNA...i think the correct one is that of UW (the same approach is found in harrison internal medicine)
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