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What is an ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy?

Ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy of the thyroid nodules are used to diagnose thyroid cancer.

What to expect

The procedure involves taking a sample of a thyroid nodule with a needle for examination under a microscope. During the procedure, medical staff uses ultrasound equipment to create real time images of the thyroid while taking a biopsy of the nodules in question.

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