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A 32-year-old female asked:

Nodule 2cm found on neck. one biopsy said atypia cells and i was told i had cancer. went to endo she said its benign with 2nd biopsy on thyroid. now ?

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Dr. Deborah Josefson
Dr. Deborah Josefsonanswered
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
FNA: Sounds like you had a fine needle aspirate of the thyroid. You may have gotten the diagnosis of a follicular lesion. It is difficult on a needle aspirate to differentiate a,follicular adenoma,from carcinoma,and from a hyperplastic nodule. The tissue diagnosis nay have been more specific . Get a second opinion and gave an expert pathologist review your slides and biopsies.

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Last updated Jan 2, 2016

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