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Help understanding us impression: 1. diffusely inhomogeneous echogenicity of both thyroid lobes, which are hypervascular. correlate clinically for thyroiditis. 2. round, hyperechoic vascular nodules in both thyroid lobes, subcentimeter in size?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Thyroiditis on US: The findings of increased vascularity and irregular (inhomongenous) pattern are characteristics of Hashimoto's thyroiditis which is an autoimmune disorder causing underactive thyroid function. The 2 tiny solid nodules most likely are benign. A thyroidologist or endocrinologist can advise you best.

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Last updated Dec 7, 2020

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