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Nodule In Esophagus
Not necessarily: Many hypodense nodules of the thyroid are benign. ...Read more
Small lump in back of throat when swallowing. Have ill- defined mass just to the right of isthmus, isthmus nodule with several echogenic foci.Cancer?
2 different issues: A lump at the back of your throat might easily be a lymph node. If it has been there a while and isn't changing it probably needs to be biopsied to prove its not cancer. You don't state risk factors such a alcohol and tobacco exposure. The thyroid nodule is in front and would have to metastasize to the node. 1-2cm 10% risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably so: Biopsy of a lung nodule depends on the size and location. A nodule smaller than 1 cm is difficult to biopsy. A nodule located too close to the heart or main blood vessels is difficult to biopsy. A nodule too adjacent to the ribs may also be difficult to biopsy. In your case ct follow up at intervals by established guidelines may be considered. ...Read more
Barium swallow found a large, abnormally shaped mass in esophagus- & narrowing of esoph. wall but blood work normal- rules out cancer?
Watch/retest: Unless you have a thyroid cancer history, the nodule is suspicious on ultrasound or other factors are in play -- check serum thyroglobulin and thyroid function. Repeat doctor's exam an ultrasound in a year. Generally of very low significance and found in over 50% of the population. ...Read more
A CT scan showed a solitary thyroid nodule and a solitary nodule in my upper lung. Are these often related?
1.3cm thyroid nodule with multiple punctate calcification, ear pain, lump feeling in throat, cancer chance?
Non calcified lung nodule brac1+ history of breast ca in 08 bilat mastectomy is this nodule ca? Enlarged lymph in neck and axil. Hoarse
See your doctor: None of us can answer this question without looking at the scans and examining you in person. This is best answered by your oncologist and surgeon. I highly recommend that you make an appointment and get evaluated and have a conversation with them. Good luck with everything. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What's the differennce between chest nodule and intrapulmonary nodule?What's (nodule)smallest size in mm that can be detected by CT scan?
These are common: Lung(pulmonary) nodules are not uncommon when a Chest X-ray or CT scan are done. A majority of these are benign and are a coincidental finding. Once detected they require monitoring or further testing to rule out early lung Cancer. Your doctor can guide you further and may do a PET scan or monitor the nodule with repeat imaging(CT scan) . A CT scan of the lung can pick up nodules of 5mms and abov ...Read more
EGD:"Corrugated mucosa and linear furrows in the whole esophagus. Erythema in the Antrim. Severe gastritis. Is cancer possible?
Prominent vessels in lobe of thyroid, nodule on other lobe, hypothyroid, inconclusive fna of nodule?
Small subpleural nodules in right upper lobe.Mild aread of fibrosis in bilateral apices.Mild mediastinal lymphadenopathy.Enlarged carinal lymph node.?
Unknown: Complete history, exposures, symptoms, etc... Would be critical. Subcarinal nodes could be sampled. In addition, depending on radiographic appearance and interpretation, could have lung biopsies as well. But, potential diagnosis is fairly large, numerous possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer