Clinical Evaluation of the Thyroid Gland

Part of the Head and Neck Cancer Clinics book series (HNCC)


In this chapter the authors present the basic rules for clinical evaluation of the thyroid gland.


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Suggested Reading

  1. Bickley LS, Szilagyi PG (eds). Bates’ guide to physical examination and history taking. North American Edition. 10th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 2008Google Scholar
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  3. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology. Thyroid carcinoma. V.I.2010.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical EducationJagiellonian University, Medical CollegeKrakowPoland
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyMaria Skłodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of OncologyKrakowPoland
  3. 3.Department of General SurgeryHospital Virgen del CaminoSanlúcar de BarramedaSpain

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