Management of Solitary Thyroid Nodule at Al-Karama Teaching Hospital

Hussein Ali Abed Ahmad


A prospective study was done at Al-Karama Teaching Hospital from January 2011-April 2014 for management of solitary thyroid nodule.

Females were more frequently affected than males (96:16), with a ratio female to male of about 6:1, the right lobe was two times more frequently involved than the left.

One hundred and three cases treated surgically and nine cases treated by aspiration and follow up. Carcinoma was diagnosed in 7 cases (6.3%) only. The peak incidence of Carcinoma in solitary nodules was in third decade. The incidence of papillary neoplasm in this study was 5 cases (4.5%). Aim To evaluate the method of the management of the solitary thyroid nodule at Al-Karama Teaching Hospital.

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