Diagnosis And Treatment Of Patients With Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are common and occur frequently with increasing age. The incidence varies with the respective evaluation method. In patients middle-aged and older patients, shows a palpation at about 5% nodules. Results of sonography and autopsy studies suggest that about 50% of older adults nodules are present. Most nodes are randomly detected by imaging methods in the clarification of other thyroid diseases. (See illustration of the thyroid function.) Thyroid nodules…

September 3, 2018