Thyroid ultrasound

Specialty of Paediatric surgery

Thyroid ultrasound is a morphological examination of the thyroid. It is a non-invasive, painless and safe to ionizing radiation test, which is based on ultrasound emitted by an electrical probe. Ultrasound is particularly useful for defining the volume of the gland, to identify any nodes or inflammatory processes. With this technique, the specialist can diagnose certain diseases such as thyroid goitre, thyroiditis, hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.

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