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Table 2 Ultrasound and FNA

From: Unexpected esophageal diseases appeared in thyroid resections

Cases Ultrasound description Misdiagnosis FNA
1 Solitary, hypoechoic mass with hyperechoic foci Thyroid nodule TI-RADS IVc +a
2 Solitary, hypoechoic mass with hyperechoic foci (Figure 1) Thyroid nodule TI-RADS IVb +b
3 Solitary, irregular hyperechoic area Nodular goiter No
4 Solitary, complex hypoechoic mass Nodular goiter No
5 Solitary, hypoechoic of mass with post acoustic shadow (Figure 2) Nodular goiter with calcification No
6 Solitary, patchy hyperechoic mass Nodular goiter No
7 Solitary, nodular calcification Nodular goiter with calcification c