Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

hurthle cell lesion thyroid

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
Endocrine: You need to f/u with your endocrinologist and ENT specialist for this.
1
1 thank
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Now benign: From your information it isa benign adenoma , hurthle cell are little larger pinkish cell , but have higher incidence of malignant transformation th ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Playing the odds: These are treacherous. I will bet you nine to one this is benign. Do you want to bet your life? I hope not. Good luck with your surgery and final diag ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Review with doctor: Follicles are hollow balls with cells on the outside and a protein-containing liquid called colloid on the inside. Microfollicles are small balls made ... Read More
2
2 comments
4
4 thanks
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Discuss: For a 3 CM fast growing thyroid mass, there is a higher chance of false negative with the biopsy. Not all the mass could be cancerous and the cancer ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Surgical biopsy: Hi. Going just on what you've told us, you probably need a surgical biopsy. A Hurthle cell neoplasm can be either benign or cancer, and the cytopathol ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Occassional bland cells and especially mitotially inactive follicular cells with some metaplasia usually spells benign lesion. Would be of value to k ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
I : I agree with dr christensen. The idea is to suppress the pituitary gland from producing thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh). A rule of thumb that i an ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid nodules: Usually we worry about a solitary nodule in a male and it appears that you are in good hands and the biopsies are reassuring. For further reassurance ... Read More
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Needs surgery: see your doctor. You need a referral to a surgeon. Hurtle cell can be benign or malignant. It is impossible to tell whether it is benign or cancerous ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Woltman
30 years experience General Surgery
It depends.: It depends on the size of the tumor. Most surgeons agree that total thyroidectomy is preferable, although there are dissenters. This allows treatment ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
12 years experience Family Medicine
Wow- a lot!: This can either be as simple as muscular if you have had any changes in excercise or even trauma (fall, seizure). Or it can be neurological, neuropath ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month