A 43-year-old female asked:
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i have a 4.2cm solid mass left thyroid homogeneous echotexture increased echogenicity and increased vascularity by us coold this be malignant?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, but unlikely: Most thyroid nodules are benign. However, if this truly grew from 3.3 to 4.2 cm over the course of 1 month, that would raise the suspicion of thyroid cancer considerably. You clearly need to have a fine needle biopsy of this nodule performed.
Answered on May 28, 2018
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