About the Authors

Lenara Golbert

Contributed equally to this work with: Lenara Golbert, Ana Patrícia de Cristo

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Endocrine Division, Santa Casa de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Ana Patrícia de Cristo

Contributed equally to this work with: Lenara Golbert, Ana Patrícia de Cristo

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Validation

Affiliation Thyroid Section, Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Carlo Sasso Faccin

Roles Methodology

Affiliation Radiology Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Mauricio Farenzena

Roles Methodology

Affiliation Radiology Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Heloísa Folgierini

Roles Methodology

Affiliation Pathology Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Marcia Silveira Graudenz

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Pathology Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Ana Luiza Maia

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

almaia@ufrgs.br

Affiliation Thyroid Section, Endocrine Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.