Approach To Children Thyroid Nodules


Radiologist, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Amira’alam Hospital



Thyroid nodules are among the most common disorders in human being. The difference in prevalence and rate of malignancy between thyroid nodules in children and adults, make it necessary to discuss this entity separately in children.
According to ATA guidelines, I discuss the age group that in them these differences are important, rate of malignancy, points for follow-up or intervention and classic approach to children’s thyroid nodule will be reviewed in the lecture.