MCQ – 88003

Question

A 47-year-old woman visits her physician because she noticed a “lump” in her neck 1 week ago. On physical examination, there is a 2-cm nodule in the right lobe of the thyroid gland. A fine-needle aspiration biopsy is performed, and microscopic examination of the specimen shows cells consistent with a follicular neoplasm. She undergoes a subtotalthyroidectomy. Which of the following laboratory tests should be performed on this patient in the immediate postoperative period?


A.

Calcitonin

B. TSH

C.

Parathyroid hormone

D. Calcium

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