The patient's age at presentation is important because solitary nodules are most likely to be malignant in patients older than 60 years and in patients younger than 30 years. In addition, although thyroid nodules are approximately four times more common in women, they are associated with an increased rate of malignancy in men. Growth of a nodule may suggest malignancy.
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