This report reviews our experience with fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology in the assessment of thyroid enlargement in Ibadan between January 1995 and December 1997. The diagnostic accuracy of the procedure for malignancy was 80.6% with a sensitivity and specificity 83% and 80% respectively in this series. FNAC of thyroid enlargement is now a first line investigative procedure for thyroid enlargements in the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||East African Medical Journal|
|State||Published - Nov 1 1998|