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    Discuss this case in the comments below after choosing the most suitable answer

    On routine physical examination, a 28 years old woman is found to have a thyroid nodule. She denies pain, hoarseness, hemoptysis, or local symptoms. Serum TSH is normal. Which of the following is the best next step in evaluation?

    1- Thyroid ultrasonography
    2- Thyroid scan
    3- Surgical resection
    4- Fine needle aspiration of thyroid
    5- No further evaluation

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    fine needle aspiration of thyroid
     

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    thyroid U/S
     

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    thyroid U/S --> non invasive, cheap
     

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    thyroid U/S --------available,cheap,non invasive :D
     

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    4- Fine needle aspiration of thyroid
     

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    Thyroid ultrasonography then Thyroid scan
     

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    U/s thyroid first , if suspicious for FNAC
     

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    A : Fine needle aspiration of thyroid
     

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    Thyroid ultrasonography then Thyroid scan
     

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    Thyroid nodule = FNA
     

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    FNAC can give the diagnosis except differentiating follicular adenoma and carcinoma
     

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