A 42-year-old female asked:
stable thyroid nodule increased vascularity on right side with painfull swollen lymphs all on right side is carcinoma likely?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Steven Hebert answered
29 years experience Pathology
unlikely: Unlikely its cancer but you still need medical attention. If the lymph nodes don't resolve an fna (fine needle aspiration) is needed. A small needle can obtain a small number of cells which can be examined by a pathologist.
Answered on Oct 28, 2013
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI answered
55 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Incomplete info.: First need ultrasound report - solid or cystic nodule? How long was it stable? Was any nuclear medicine scan and uptake done? Need report of that too - was it cold or hot nodule?
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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