After review of the microscopic slides, thyroid nodules can be classified into one of six different categories according to the Bethesda Classification:
FNA (fine needle aspiration) biopsy of a benign thyroid nodule. Slide courtesy of Dr. Carrie Marshall, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dept. of Pathology.
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