Thyroid Biopsy

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This four-page illustrated handout helps people prepare for a biopsy of the thyroid, which is a gland in the neck that makes and stores hormones. It explains that the thyroid biopsy is a procedure that uses a small needle to remove cells from the thyroid gland for testing. The document provides a step by step explanation of what will happen during the test, and discusses what the patient can do after to alleviate any bruising, discomfort, and swelling at the biopsy site. 

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Biopsy, Thyroid diseases
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
6/1/2012
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