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A 41-year-old female asked:

I had an ultrasound of my thyroid and i was just informed that i have a borderline enlarged thyroid. what exactly does that mean? all my doctor said i

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
You have: A large gland. What is important is what your laboratory values for your thyroid hormone are. The may be large and still have normal values
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Borderline: From the ultrasound it simply means all is OK. I hope your doctor has also measured each of your thyroid labs.
Last updated May 11, 2016


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