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Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy- Benefits and Risks


  • The results of ultrasound guided thyroid biopsy of the thyroid are close to 95% accurate for adequate biopsies.
  • Ultrasound guided thyroid biopsy is a reliable method of obtaining tissue samples from the thyroid.
  • An ultrasound guided thyroid biopsy is minimally invasive and is generally painless.
  • Recovery time is brief and patients can resume their usual activities the same day.


  • Bleeding at the site of the biopsy
  • Infection
  • Injury to structures adjacent to the thyroid.