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Is A Hypervascular Thyroid Usually Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Does a single solid thyroid nodule grow rapidly if it is benign? The nodule is not a goiter. Tsh levels are normal.
Goiter/FNA: Thyroid mass can be a goiter, cyst or solid mass. Cancer is possible, but there are several other potential causes that are not cancer. The first test is fna, fine needle aspiration to help determine the cause and next step in treatment. If you do end up with a diagnosis of thyroid cancer, it is treatable and has a pretty good prognosis. Don't delay, medication and monitoring may be all you need. ...Read more
It is usually benign: No. The risk for a thyroid nodule to be canerous actually is only 5-6%- majority is benign. If you have a nodule on the thyroid, you should follow up with your doctor and serial ultrasound for thyroid nodule perhaps is necessary to be done, and biopsy can be done if thyroid nodule looks suspicious. Discuss with your doctor in detail. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a heterogeneously hypoechonic nodule 1.4x1.1x1.1cm thyroid nodule with microlobulated margins with no calcifications is a possible malignant one?
No definite answer.: There's no way to know from an ultrasound whether a thyroid nodule is malignant or benign. Don't be fooled by Radiologist - all imaging is limited in its ability to diagnose these conditions. The only way to tell for certain about malignancy is to undergo a biopsy. In the mean time, an iodine uptake-and-scan could help. You'll need blood tests & the help of an endocrinologist as well. Use HT Prime ...Read more
I have a heterogeneous hypoechoic thyroid nodule with solid components, internal vascularity and calcifications. Is there a chance this is cancer?
Is it true that the majority of thyroid nodules are hypoechoic and although thyroid cancer is usually hypoechoic, most hypoechoic nodules are benign?
Size?: It is correct that in younger people thyroid nodules are benign, however, us is not very good at ruling out malignancy. Close follow up of the nodule is needed with us every 6 months. If the nodule is larger than 1 cm, fine needle aspiration biopsy needs to be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a 2cm follicular neoplasm that is most consistent with hurthle cell adenoma. Is this benign?
A benign tumor: Adeno- is a medical prefix indicating glandular tissue. A benign tumor arising within a gland is called an adenoma; a malignant, or cancerous, tumor would be an adenocarcinoma. So a thyroid adenoma would be a benign tumor arising in the thyroid gland. Even though it's considered benign, it can cause problems by making it hard to swallow, or making too much thyroid hormone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For thyroid gland is boarderline enlarged. Right has single nodule likely adenoma. What does this mean?
Probably benign : Many thyroid glands are enlarged, and borderline means just slightly above normal size. The only way to tell if a thyroid nodule is benign or cancerous is with a biopsy. While some other tests may suggest it is benign the biopsy is the best way to tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Maybe the actually diagnosis is "follicular lesions of undetermined significance", which is a very common diagnosis using the new bethesda system. If i had one of these in my neck, i'd be really eager to have it out, but there are variables and your physicain will talk with you about this. ...Read more
I have large thyroid nodule with microcalcifications and an additional solid hypoechic nodule. Is this indicative of malignancy?
Not necessarily: Many hypodense nodules of the thyroid are benign. ...Read more
Metastatic disease: Any and all metastatic disease is serious. ...Read more
No.: Development of a thyroid nodule is not an indicator of HIV infection. Thyroid nodules are common in adults, and there is no association between having a nodular thyroid gland and HIV infection. It would be "possible" to have both a thyroid nodule and HIV infection, but these two things are not causally related. If you are concerned about HIV for other reasons, then please be tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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