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Ultrasound in left lobe "hetrogenous solid mild to lower pole nodule measures 4.4x3.5x3.3 cm. nodule is vascular" - how likely to be cancer? surgery?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
May need surgery: Ultrasound probably of thyroid. If so, especially without cervical nodes, the presence of a solitary nodule is usually adenomatous. Regardless of biopsy if lesion is multiple it is considered goiter and if solitary, an adenoma. 30% of such lesions do convert to malignancy and as such surgery recommended.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2018

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