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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 126084, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/126084
Clinical Study

Factors That Affect the False-Negative Outcomes of Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy in Thyroid Nodules

1Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, 34493 Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
2General Surgery Clinic, Bagcilar Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
4Department of Radiology, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
5Department of Public Health, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

Received 3 December 2012; Revised 16 May 2013; Accepted 26 May 2013

Academic Editor: Stephen L. Atkin

Copyright © 2013 Orhan Agcaoglu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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