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Case Studies | Radiological Sciences | Saudi Arabia | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015
Comparative Study of Thyroid Nodule Appearance between CT & US in Hail City from 1435 to 1436 H
Abdulsalam Almulayfi | Diabate Adama
Abstract: This study indicates that, the comparison of CT and US appearance criteria to diagnose the thyroid nodule. It is was found that from PACS system with the sample size of 168 patients, the prevalence of thyroid nodule in Hail region is higher in female with 48.2 % than male with 7.7 % ( 21-40 years) respectively. The US is better in terms of diagnosis and safe to patients and personals than CT because it does not differentiate well the tissue of thyroid gland when it presents low brightness. This finding will help clinician to take a proper decision. Finally, the low brightness appearance of CT should be a subject of through future investigations.
Keywords: Thyroid nodules Ultrasonography, Computer Tomography, Hyperecoic, Brightness
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,
Pages: 114 - 116
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