Fast Five Quiz: Suspected Thyroid Cancer

Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD; Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD; Lori J. Wirth, MD


September 08, 2022

FNAB is considered the best first-line diagnostic procedure for a thyroid nodule. The accuracy of FNAB is better than that of any other test for uninodular lesions. The sensitivity of the procedure is near 80%, the specificity is near 100%, and errors can be diminished using ultrasonographic guidance.

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