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How will an ultrasound diagnose nontoxic goiter?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Sonar images

Ultrasound uses the variation in the 2 dimensional images produced by scanning the thyroid like a fisherman uses sonar to find a school of fish under his boat.
Enough thyroid us's have been done to develop pictures of how big each part of the gland should be at a given age in a given condition.

In brief: Sonar images

Ultrasound uses the variation in the 2 dimensional images produced by scanning the thyroid like a fisherman uses sonar to find a school of fish under his boat.
Enough thyroid us's have been done to develop pictures of how big each part of the gland should be at a given age in a given condition.
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