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subcentimeter low attenuation lesion left thyroid lobe

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See below: Such multiple findings as you describe are not uncommon on various imaging studies such as CT scans of the chest, abdomen, pelvis that include the thy ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: a simple cyst and not malignancy but you should undergo aspiration. If the nodule is benign cyst on cytology of aspirated fluid and nodule resolves, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hypoechoic nodule: The nodules you describe are quite small and most likely cause little, if any, harm. If you feel OK and your thyroid lab levels are OK do not be dist ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Depending on size: and ultrasound characteristics (calcium in it, vascular, may need biopsy
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hypodense lesion is an ultrasound term that describes the appearance of a thyroid nodule. Most thyroid nodules are hypodense, and most of these nodul ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Hyperparathyroidism: ?parathyroid adenoma; high anti-TPO points to hashimoto thyroiditis which may beseparate. Would definitely refer to Endocrinologist
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Watch/retest: Unless you have a thyroid cancer history, the nodule is suspicious on ultrasound or other factors are in play -- check serum thyroglobulin and thyroid ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Normal: Hi. Yep, sounds pretty darn normal. Was there a question associated with that, or are you just proud of your thyroid???
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A female asked:
Dr. Weiguo Li
Dr. Weiguo Li answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Watch now: This is a nodule in the thyroid, it is small and noncalcified. You may observe it now. If you feel uncomfortable, you can ask for a needle biopsy.

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