Saint Charles, MO
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 ?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 29 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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 2, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.