Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: Post-Thyroidectomy Lymph Node Evaluation

In this third of four videos, radiologist Jill Langer, MD, and endocrinologist Susan Mandel, MD, demonstrate the approach to thyroid ultrasound for lymph node activity in a post-thyroidectomy patient, emphasizing the value of establishing a protocol to ensure a comprehensive investigation of the organ’s central and lateral compartments. Dr Langer then describes the parameters for examining each compartment, discusses thyroglossal duct cysts as a source of thyroglobulin and reviews positioning as an essential element of the examination.

To view other parts of this program:

Part 1: Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: Viral Thyroiditis

Part 2: Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: Graves Disease

Part 4: Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: The Stations of the Neck

 

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