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Evaluated by: David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC, November 8, 2017
Original release date: January 8, 2018
Access to this course expires on:  September 13, 2020

Faculty: Celeste N. Powers, M.D., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the importance of image correlation with clinical and cytologic information in thyroid and salivary gland USFNAs 
  • Recognize ultrasound features that are suggestive of malignancy 
  • Distinguish the different types of calcifications that may be seen during thyroid USFNA
  • Use the ATA Guidelines to appropriately select thyroid nodules for USFNA
  • Distinguish normal lymph node US features from lymph nodes that have characteristics of malignancy 
  • Understand the benefits and limitations of US in FNA of head and neck lesions