Promise and pitfalls of molecular markers of thyroid nodules

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Jadhav, S.; Lila, Anurag; Bandgar, Tushar; Shah, Nalini;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, volume 16, issue Suppl 2, pages S162-S166 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3603017, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.104030
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | genetic mutations | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Mini Review | gene rearrangements | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | thyroid nodules | Molecular markers

Thyroid nodules are common in the general population with a prevalence of 5-7% The initial evaluation of thyroid nodules commonly involves thyroid function tests, an ultrasound (USG) and fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB). The optimal management of patients with thyro... View more
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