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Thyroid nodule is hypoechoic

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Likely benign: Cystic hypoechoic nodule is usually benign particularly without solid components.However some malignant tumors have cystic components. 0.2mm growth in ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Hypoechoic, hypervascular, or calcifications on ultrasound need to be addressed particularly if the nodule is > 10mm. The solid component of a comp ... Read More
Dr. Eric Whitman
35 years experience Surgical Oncology
Needs complete eval: Your question cannot be answered without more info. You should see a physician who is experienced in evaluating thyroid nodules, who can determine if ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What did FNA show?: The description you give is of the ultrasound, not the fine-needle aspiration. Yes, I'm worried. But you do need to find out what the FNA showed. If t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
See ENT: See a specialist otolaryngology or ENT physician. They can decide if it needs a fine needle biopsy. 0.6 mm is small. Biopsy criteria usually 1 cm or l ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Fewer echoes on US: Hypoechoic describes the appearance of a nodule on ultrasound (us). It refers to a nodule that reflects back fewer sound waves compared to the normal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends : It all depends on the size and if it is new. There is a need to do needle aspiration if not sure
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Cold nodule: Cold nodules can be tumor but still unlikely. Your evaluation will clarify that. You may need a biopsy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reasonable: A 7 mm thyroid nodule is considered well under the 1 cm size at which we start to be more concerned. There is no reason to aggressively pursue earlier ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No.: Most thyroid nodules are benign. However, there are various imaging/clinical features that help determine the probability that a particular nodule mi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Needs FNA: Most nodules of the thyroid are benign. However, fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy of a nodule is indicated in your age group for nodules over 1 cm ... Read More
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