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Palpable Thyroid: Sensitivity and Specificity

Introduction: None written. Excerpt from the entry in Goiter:
WHO 1960 criteria: lobes larger than the terminal phalanges of the thumb, or gland visible

in schoolage children, in areas of iodine deficiency

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Associated Diagnoses:


56% sensitive, 76% specific


80% sensitive, 29% specific

Anemia of Chronic Disease

Accuracy not specified