Criteria for Cytological Diagnosis of Thyroid Lesions
作者: Chramouleeswari Kathirvel
刊名: An International Journal of Medical Sciences, 2017, Vol.5 (3)
来源数据库: Otolaryngology online
原始语种摘要: Palpable thyroid nodules are more common in women, and male/female ratio ranged from 1.2 to 4.3.[1,3] Thyroid nodules may cause hypothy-roidism, hyperthyroidism, cosmetic issues, and problems in other organs such as compression, and they also have the potential for malignancy.[4] Therefore, the accurate evaluation of thyroid nodules is crucial. In recent years, the role of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is increasing regarding the management methods as well as its role in detection of malignancy potentials of thyroid nodules. No single diagnostic methods used for the definitive diagnosis of thyroid can-cers, such as radiographs, US, scintigraphy and suppression therapy, is effective enough to make a benign/malignant differentiation alone. FNAC has been used since the 1950s, and is...
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  • nodules 瘤状体
  • malignancy 恶性
  • thyroid 甲状腺
  • cytology 细胞学
  • female 女性的
  • literature 文献
  • aspiration 愿望
  • definitive 确定
  • benign 良性的
  • effective 有效的