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In Reply We would like to thank the radiologists who wrote a letter in response to our recently published article.1 Their primary concern was that our finding of smaller thyroid nodules (TNs) having a relatively increased likelihood of malignancy regardless of Bethesda classification could be misconstrued by readers and, in so doing, perpetuate the overinvestigation of TN. This concern is indeed valid, as this is a true phenomenon within our field.2
Magister MJ, Goldenberg D. Caution Against Overinvestigation of Small Thyroid Nodules—Reply. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(1):103. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2908