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Thyroid Thyriod Nodule Workup; FNA versus Ultrasound

Was looking at MTB 2 pg 115 and it states that ultrasound is not needed if the you have a normal TSH or decreased T4 since it does not change your management since you will go straight to FNA especially if nodule is 1cm or more.

On UWorld question ID 3484 in the explanation they have a flow chart that differs from MTB. They us the ultrasound to say if benign or not. If not, then do FNA, else just surveillance.
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