Solitary Thyroid Nodule:A Study of 100 Cases 

One hundred cases ofsolitary thyroid nodules attending the thyroid clinic, Institute of Postgraduate Medicine & Research, Dhaka (IPGMR)and the Institute of Nuclear Medicine (INM)were included in a prospective study. Thyroid ultrasonography (USG), scintiscanning, radioactive iodine (113′)uptake (RAIU),estimation ofserum total T3’T. &
TSHand Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC)were performed in all cases. Surgical resection with histopathologic study was performed in selected cases. Extra-nodular part of the thyroid gland was normal in 68 and diffusely enlarged in 32. RAIU…

 

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