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Elk Grove, CA
A 56-year-old female asked:

U/s report hypoechoic solid ill-def wider than tall thyroid lesion w/punctate echogenic foci, tr5, however it is only 4x4.8mm, worry about cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Cheng
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid sonograms: Thyroid conditions detected by sonograms are never definitive. Sonograms show a picture of ultraspund onto the thyroid tissue—just a snap shot/ picture. Patient will need physical examination and thyroid cytology to determine the thyroid gland does indeed are cancerous or otherwise. Advice medical gonsultation.
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Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman
Family Medicine 34 years experience
See your doctor: They can arrange a biopsy, either a fine needle biopsy or an open biopsy
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Last updated Mar 5, 2018

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