Thyroid ultrasonography: Pitfalls and techniques

Seon Hyeong Choi, Eun Kyung Kim, Soo Jin Kim, Jin Young Kwak

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Thyroid ultrasonography (US) plays a key role in the diagnosis and management of thyroid-related diseases. The aim of this article was to illustrate various pitfalls that can occur in utilizing thyroid US and techniques to prevent them. In this article, we present cases demonstrating the common pitfalls associated with US equipment, performance, normal thyroid structures, misinterpretations, and surrounding structures. Knowledge of these areas is essential to avoid misdiagnosis or improper disease management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-276
Number of pages10
JournalKorean journal of radiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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