Thyroid nodules classified as atypia or follicular lesions of undetermined significance deserve further research: Analysis of 305 surgically confirmed nodules

Türkyılmaz S., Ulusahin M., Celebı B., Çekiç A. B., Mungan S., Kucuktulu U., ...More

CYTOPATHOLOGY, vol.28, no.5, pp.391-399, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/cyt.12438
  • Journal Name: CYTOPATHOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.391-399
  • Keywords: atypia of undetermined significance, Bethesda classification, fine needle aspiration, follicular lesion of undetermined significance, thyroid nodule, FINE-NEEDLE-ASPIRATION, CATEGORY III AUS/FLUS, BETHESDA SYSTEM, ATYPIA/FOLLICULAR LESION, DIAGNOSTIC TERMINOLOGY, MALIGNANCY RATE, RISK-FACTORS, CYTOPATHOLOGY, CYTOLOGY, MANAGEMENT
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The objective of the present study was to determine the malignancy risk for nodules categorised as atypia or follicular lesions of undetermined significance atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance (AUS/FLUS) and to investigate the predictors of malignancy.