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What is an ovoid hypoechoic nodule?

Where: is this ovoid hypoechoic nodule? Cysts can be ovoid and have no inside echoes. Not everything that is hypoechoic is a cyst. More information would help. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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I have a well defined complex hypoechoic nodule. What does this mean?

Picture descriptor : WELL-DEFINED means the borders are sharply seen on the picture. Complex means that there is stuff (echoes) inside the cyst or nodule. The echoes are not as bright as the echoes outside the nodule (hypoechoic). What this means depends on why the ultrasound was originally ordered and what part of the body was scanned. Talk to the doctor who ordered the test. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is hypoechoic nodules in d abdomen?

Please be: More specific. I assume an ultrasound was performed. Hypoechoic nodules where? ...Read more

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Can hypoechoic nodules in thyroid cause you to feel sick?

Can hypoechoic nodules in thyroid cause you to feel sick?

Unlikely: They typically do not affect the function of the thyroid so you shouldn't "feel sick" with the presence of nodules. Unless they are very large and cause compressive symptoms. In that case, it is obvious and you would know why you feel sick. ...Read more

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What does it mean when hypoechoic nodules keep forming on thyroid?

Multinodular Thyroid: Usually this is seen in patients with multinodular glands. If the thyroid is enlarged we say multinodular goiter. Most of the time, the nodules are benign but enlargement, calcifications, irregular margins and other findings may suggest the need for biopsy. ...Read more

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What does bilateral hypoechoic nodules without vascular flow mean? Thank you.

Not enough info: Too little information was provided to answer. Please reform you question, or you can consult with me. The consult should not take to long. ...Read more

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I have a tiny hypoechoic nodule in isthmus measuring 8.5-5.9mm .Is it a colloid nodule ?

Do not know: You need to discuss the possibilities with your doctor. Please review the radiologist's ultrasound report as well. Given its size, it may be something to follow up on, since biopsy may be difficult (if even necessary depending on us appearance). ...Read more

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Is it okay to wait for 6 mounths to see if the Wall hypoechoic nodule atthe lower zone of the superficial lobe right parotid6.6×4.4mmwill grow or not?

Is it okay to wait for 6 mounths to see if the Wall hypoechoic nodule atthe lower zone of the superficial lobe right parotid6.6×4.4mmwill grow or not?

Probably ok: Just make sure to check with the doctor that ordered the test. If they are unsure, consider a consultation with an ENT doctor that deals with parotid disease. Not all of them do. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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3mm solid hypoechoic nodule, and mildly enlarge thyroid, what next step?

3mm solid hypoechoic nodule, and mildly enlarge thyroid, what next step?

Observe: As i mentioned you should see a thyroidologist to determine if the nodule appears benign. If so perhaps a repeat ultrasound as well as thyroid blood tests to determine why the gland is enlarged. ...Read more