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A 28-year-old female asked:

Thyroid u/s showed l thyroid gland heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule w/ mind internal vascularity. what does all this mean? fna recommended.

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Means abnormal test: Ultrasound is a commonly used test for detection of Throid nodules which are quite common. So when the ultrasound shows a Thyroid nodule, it needs to be monitored and often a Biopsy is required to find out if the nodule is benign or cancerous. FNA is one such technique for obtaining a biopsy for making a diagnosis.

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