Diagnosing Incidental Thyroid Calcifications on Dental Images
Early detection of thyroid nodules is critical in differentiating between malignant and nonmalignant lesions in order to implement appropriate management strategies.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence and causes of thyromegaly (goiter).
- Describe methods for. diagnosing and treating goiter, as well as conditions that may have a similar radiographic appearance.
- Explain malignancy. rates with thyroid nodules.
This course was issued in December 2020 and expires December 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.