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A different diagnostic tools like ultrasound, thyroid nuclear scan, and fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) are available to the clinician for evaluation of thyroid nodule but FNAC is considered the gold standard diagnostic tool in the evaluation of a thyroid nodule, The prevalence of thyroid nodules has been estimated to be as high as 64%, with the incidence of malignancy ranging from 5 to 10%, depending on the population under study.1 Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a rapid, minimally invasive, and cost-effective first-line an invaluable tool for Us-FNAC the establishing the diagnosis of thyroid nodules.2 Ultrasound-guided FNAC has a higher diagnostic accuracy than conventional (palpation-guided) FNAC.3
Fine needle aspiration as a diagnostic tool for metastasis to thyroid: a dilemma.
Hypothyroidism has not been described in literature as a complication after fine needle aspiration. The medical history, surgery and histopathological findings after surgery did not clarify the etiology of the sudden development of hypothyroidism in our patient.
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology: A sensitive diagnostic tool for diagnosis of intra-abdominal lesions.
Fine needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of sinuses and ulcers of the body surface (skin and tongue).
Rapid on-Site Evaluation of Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Hepatic Masses.
Saito, "Role of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for diagnosis of solid pancreatic masses," Digestive Endoscopy, vol.
Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) was found to be more specific than sensitive in this study, 95.5% and 90.0%, respectively with overall diagnostic accuracy of 92.9% (Table 2).
Tsurumi et al., "Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy for splenic tumor: a case series," Endoscopy, vol.
The accuracy of diagnosis can be increased with a combination of clinical examination, imaging diagnostics, and fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) or core needle biopsy, also known as triple test.
Background and Objective: Fine needle aspiration cytology is becoming the essential domain of diagnostic modalities but its reliability depends upon its adequacy and quick reporting onsite.