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Could anyone clarify this (UW and MTB saying two different things)

-MTB 2 - 115 - Nodule with normal TFT do BX do not do US or Radionuclide test because cannot exclude cancer.

-UW - Normal or inc TSH -> US -> then if Malignant nodule -> do FNA
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i also got the same doubt

but my suggestion is follow what uworld says...

i searched various sites for it--->what i came to know is --if a nodule with normal TFT---->test to do is USG guided biopsy......
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i also got the same doubt

but my suggestion is follow what uworld says...

i searched various sites for it--->what i came to know is --if a nodule with normal TFT---->test to do is USG guided biopsy......
That was a fast reply. Thank you as always (makes me feel better that I am not the only one with doubts hahaha).
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That was a fast reply. Thank you as always (makes me feel better that I am not the only one with doubts hahaha).
well there are many like us,dont worry.... some show up some don't.....
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