Erik Alexander, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Multinodular goiter and solitary nodule

Are you sure the patient has a thyroid nodule? Thyroid nodules are common and most often benign. However, 8-15% of all nodules can prove to be cancerous. There are ~50,000 new cases of thyroid cancer annually in the United States. In most low-risk individuals, thyroid nodules become clinically relevant when their diameter exceeds 1cm. Because…

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