Finding the malignant thyroid nodule in the haystack

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Abstract

Thyroid nodules are frequent clinical findings, but only a small proportion is malignant. Differential diagnosis and risk stratification for thyroid malignancy is, therefore, required to avoid unnecessary surgery. Could immunostaining of two protein markers ramp up a clinician's ability to distinguish lesions that require surgical intervention from those that do not?

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)563-564
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Volume7
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2011