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2 times of fna are benign follicular nodule but us finding irregular hypoechoic solid nodule with internal flecks of calcifications, possible?

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Thyroid nodule: Solid nodules that appear dark or hypoechoic on ultrasound and have small calcifications are more likely to be cancerous. Fluid filled nodules (>2cm for FNA) without these features could be benign. Correlation with the US data is necessary to be certain that the lesion was adequately sampled by FNA.

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