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BOOKLET to Provide Basic Information Regarding Health Effects of Radiation (4th edition)

Thyroid Ultrasound Examination: Cysts

Thyroid Ultrasound Examination: Cysts_Figure

Cysts identified in the Thyroid Ultrasound Examination being conducted in Fukushima Prefecture are considered benign, consisting only of fluid and containing no cells. They are often found even in healthy people, especially among primary and secondary school students. Therefore, repeated examinations often find cysts as children grow up.

  • Included in this reference material on March 31, 2013
  • Updated on March 31, 2023
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