A 43-year-old female asked:
Does a solid 1.1 CM thyroid nodule need to be biopsy?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Menachof answered
35 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Solid nodules carry the risk of being thyroid cancer (although certainly most solid thyroid nodules are not cancer). Because of the risk, you should have a biopsy done (most can be done using a very thin needle while an ultrasound is being done).
Answered on Jan 29, 2018
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