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Letters Thyroid swellings

Nodules and hyperthyroidism

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 18 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3346
  1. Bob Bury, consultant radiologist1
  1. 1Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds LS1 3EX
  1. bobbury{at}

    Hatton and colleagues say that nodules in hyperthyroid patients are unlikely to be malignant, suggesting that no further investigation is required if thyroid function tests indicate hyperthyroidism.1 However, the presence of a solitary or dominant thyroid nodule in …

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