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Disclaimer is Guideline attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. is Guideline should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. e ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician aer consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. Source Francis GL, Waguespack SG, Bauer AJ et al. Management Guidelines for Children with yroid Nodules and Differentiated yroid Cancer. doi: 10.1089/thy.2014.0460 Available at: Accessed: April 27, 2015. 106 Commerce Street, Suite 105 Lake Mary, FL 32746 TEL: 407.878.7606 • FAX: 407.878.7611 For additional copies, order at Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved ATAPED15072b Abbreviations 18 FDG-PET/CT, fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography; AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer; ATA, American yroid Association; CND, central neck dissection; CT, computed tomography; DFS, disease free survival; DTC, differentiated thyroid cancer; DxWBS, diagnostic whole body scan; FNA, fine needle aspiration; FTC, follicular thyroid cancer; iPTH, intact parathyroid hormone; LT4, levothyroxine; MRI, Magnetic resonance imaging ; PTC, papillary thyroid cancer; PTEN, gene: phosphatase and tensin homolog ; RAI, radioactive iodine; rhTSH, recombinant human thyrotropin; SPECT, single-photon emission computerized tomography; Tg, thyroglobulin; TgAb, thyroglobulin antibody; TNM, tumor, node, metastases; TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone; TT, total or near-total thyroidectomy; US, ultrasound American yroid Association, Inc. 6066 Leesburg Pike, Suite 550 • Falls Church, Virginia 22041 Phone: 703.998.8890 • Fax: 703.998.8893 • Physician referral, patient resources available online in English and Spanish.

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