Ultrasonido de la tiroides

El ultrasonido de la tiroides es una imagen de la glándula tiroidea, proyectada a través de ondas sonoras, tomada por un instrumento manual y traducida a una imagen de doble dimensión en un monitor. Se utiliza para el diagnóstico de tumores, quistes o bocios de la tiroides y es un procedimiento sin riesgo e indoloro.Ultrasonido de la tiroides

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Last reviewed 11/9/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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