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BOF: 77

A 24 year old female presents with a lump in her neck. There are no other symptoms.

She has no previous history of note and she is not on any medication. Clinical examination reveals a solitary nodule in her thyroid gland and cervical lymphadenopathy.

Investigations

Hb 13.5 g/dL

WBC 7.5 x109/L

Platelets 350

ESR 8 mm in 1st hour

TSH 4 mU/L

In this patient which one of the following investigations would you arrange to reach a diagnosis?

a)      Ultrasound scan of her neck

b)      CT neck and chest

c)      Chest X-ray

d)     Radioactive iodine scan of thyroid

e)      Fine needle aspiration of nodule

 

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