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A 43-year-old male asked:

Ultrasound shows that i have large solid nodules in right and left thyroid lobes. hypoechoic and heterogenous. isthmus measures 7mm , is it malignant?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Thyroid nodules: Can't say for sure, but in a multinodular gland, unless one particular nodule is "dominant" or stands out because of suspicious features, they are presumed benign. Sometimes a nuclear medicine thyroid scan will identify a particular nodule to biopsy if it is "cold" on the scan

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