A case of papillary thyroid Carcinoma discovered by Elastogr
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We report a case of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) discovered by elastography (E). A 54 years old female with a studied thyroid nodule during 5 years, was performed E. This study shown an inner area of stiffness, that was punctured. The cytology reported suspicious of papillary carcinoma. The E improves the diagnostic performance of ultrasound (US). It is an additional tool that helps guide fine-needle aspiration (FNA) and estimates preoperative malignancy risk.

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