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3 thyroid nodules, hypoechoic solid nodule with few tiny calcified 1st fna is benign follicular lesion and 2nd is benign follicular nodule,possible?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
Thyroid follicles: Most likely, the ultrasound is picking up benign follicular cysts, or areas of "colloid" (where thyroid hormone is made) arranged in a circular pattern or nodule. From the description (& the 2 FNA biopsies) it's unlikely to be cancer. In certain parts of the world (40% of it), iodine deficiency is common & thyroid nodules are prominent. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-nodules

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