A 34-year-old female asked:
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Where is the posterior right thyroid ? Is it the same place as the lower right? Two ultrasounds for thyroid nodule 3 years apart. Are these the same location?

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid: Yes. Probably more lateral inferior area.
Answered on Jan 2, 2018

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