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Comparative Study of FNAC and Excisional Biopsy in Thyroid Swelling.
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PMID:  22319704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To study the FNAC and histopathological pattern of thyroid swelling, prevalence of thyroid malignancy, mode of treatment and associated surgical complications. A total of 100 patients of thyroid swelling were evaluated by FNAC preoperatively and histopathologically after surgery. Reports of FNAC and histopathology were similar in 73% patients while dissimilar in 27%. Among benign tumors diffuse colloid goiter was the most common presentation. Thyroid disease is endemic and colloid goiter is the most common presentation. FNAC is useful in preoperative planning but final diagnosis should be based upon histopathology.
Authors:
Kiran Rao; V P Goyal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-01-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0973-7707     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-09     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  415-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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