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Caution Against Overinvestigation of Small Thyroid Nodules—Reply

Caution Against Overinvestigation of Small Thyroid Nodules—Reply Letters Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. sillectomy and adenoidectomy in childhood and had not experienced any sinonasal symptoms, radiation exposure, or Funding/Support: The project described herein was partially supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), grant 1TL1TR001443. trauma. Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The NIH had no role in the design and conduct of Findings from a head and neck examination, including flex- the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; ible nasopharynolaryngoscopy, showed bilateral fullness of the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the nasopharynx. The submucosal lesions appeared to be within manuscript for publication. the torus tubarii (Figure 2). The differential diagnoses in- Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not cluded mucocele, mucopyocele, adenoidal hypertrophy, and necessarily represent the official views of the NIH. a malignant lesion. Previous Presentation: This study was a poster presentation to the American Rhinologic Society at the annual American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head The patient was subsequently taken to the operating room, and Neck Surgery Foundation Meeting; September 25, 2015; Dallas, Texas where endoscopic biopsies revealed cystic lesions filled with (Abstract 1266). purulence (Figure 2). Suspecting bilateral mucopyocele, the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association

Caution Against Overinvestigation of Small Thyroid Nodules—Reply

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-6181
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2168-619X
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10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2908
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26660501
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Abstract

Letters Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. sillectomy and adenoidectomy in childhood and had not experienced any sinonasal symptoms, radiation exposure, or Funding/Support: The project described herein was partially supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), grant 1TL1TR001443. trauma. Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The NIH had no role in the design and conduct of Findings from a head and neck examination, including flex- the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; ible nasopharynolaryngoscopy, showed bilateral fullness of the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the nasopharynx. The submucosal lesions appeared to be within manuscript for publication. the torus tubarii (Figure 2). The differential diagnoses in- Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not cluded mucocele, mucopyocele, adenoidal hypertrophy, and necessarily represent the official views of the NIH. a malignant lesion. Previous Presentation: This study was a poster presentation to the American Rhinologic Society at the annual American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head The patient was subsequently taken to the operating room, and Neck Surgery Foundation Meeting; September 25, 2015; Dallas, Texas where endoscopic biopsies revealed cystic lesions filled with (Abstract 1266). purulence (Figure 2). Suspecting bilateral mucopyocele, the

Journal

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 2016

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