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multiple heterogeneous nodules echogenic nodule

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Size matters: Hi. Echogenic heterogeneity in the thyroid is commonly seen in autoimmune thyroid conditions, most often Hashimoto's. Small nodules (defined as
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Shyu
11 years experience Radiology
Thyroid nodules: Did they measure the largest nodules? Thyroid nodules are fairly common, and the vast majority of them are not cancerous, but if one is above 1 cm, a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Thyroid: Your endocrinologist will review your thyroid images and your thyroid laboratory data, but not until she/he takes your history, does a physical exam, ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Cirrhosis: It means that the liver is not functioning well. You need to be evaluated soon by a liver specialist and will need further testing to find out reason ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
What thyoid labs?: There are many thyroid labs and most docs do not check enough of them? This ultrasound is consistent with grave's disease and thyroiditis. With grave' ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
46 years experience Interventional Radiology
Could be Hashimoto's: Is the gland normal is size or enlarged? If normal-sized, could be hashimoto's. If enlarged it could be grave's disease, both of which are autoimmun ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Not a CYST: A nodule in the kidney represents a mass which needs to be evaluated. If it is a simple cyst then it can be assumed to be benign. An echogenic nodule ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Bright: Echogenic means brighter or whiter than the tissues around it. Hypoechoic would mean darker or blacker than the tissues around it.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It would be better: If you said where these findings were. It almost sounds like the thyroid. If so cysts in the thyroid may be colloid cysts and they look like cysts wit ... Read More

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