PathWays Case Study: Jan. 31

A 56-year-old woman has a significant history of osteoporosis. Her physical exam in 2013 showed a barely palpable left lower thyroid nodule. The ultrasound image demonstrated a 1.7 cm well-circumscribed nodule. She underwent fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of this nodule. After two months of the FNA diagnosis, the patient underwent total thyroidectomy.

 

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Osamah (Sam) AL Badrim M.B., Ch.B.

Osamah (Sam) AL-Badri, M.B., Ch.B.
Resident, Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

Diva Salomao, M.D.

Diva Salomao, M.D.
Consultant, Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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Rene Revier

Rene Revier is an Editorial Assistant at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She supports Mayo Clinic PathWays and other corporate communications activities.