48 of 89 children found thyroid abnormality in Ushiku city Ibaraki

Following up this article.. 26 among 39 children in Ushiku city Ibaraki given “A2, B” results in thyroid inspection [URL]

By 1/30/2015, Ushiku city government of Ibaraki announced 48 of 89 children were given A2 or B diagnosis in their thyroid inspection.

A2 is given when they find thyroid nodule (≦5.0mm) or cysts (≦20.0mm), B is given when they find thyroid nodule (≧ 5.1mm) or cysts (≧20.1mm).

Since last August, 50 more children had the inspection. 40 children were given A2, 8 children were given B in total.

Only less than half of the testees turned out to be free of any abnormality.

Ushiku city government states 40 children of A2 don’t need any follow-up inspection.

http://www.city.ushiku.lg.jp/scms/admin76381/data/doc/1421893197_doc_54_0.pdf

http://www.city.ushiku.lg.jp/scms/admin76381/data/doc/1383177176_doc_54_0.pdf

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