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Prominent vessels in lobe of thyroid, nodule on other lobe, hypothyroid, inconclusive fna of nodule?
Thyroid nodules: Thyroid nodules are common, and most are benign. Work up may involve a thyroid scan; if the nodule does not take up iodine, it is more suspicious. Some ultrasound features suggest more suspicion, and your doctor will want to biopsy those. Hashimotos thyroiditis can sometimes make a gland nodular, but hashi gives a different us appearance, and may have positive tpo antibodies. ...Read more
What does 2 centimeter hypoechoic/cystic nodules with internal echogenicity in the midpole of the left lobe. Larger module meaures 7mm?
What is a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule with scattered calicifications in the inferior right lobe of thyroid mean?
Thyroid Nodule: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 70% of the population has a nodule (many don't know it). About 5% of nodules are cancerous, which is why we care. Unless there were concerning characteristics on the ultrasound like microcalcifications, >1cm, taller than wide or increased blood flow or you have a family history or radiation exposure, typically we just follow-up with an annual ultrasound. ...Read more
2 times of FNA are benign follicular nodule but US finding irregular hypoechoic solid nodule with internal flecks of calcifications, possible?
Thyroid nodule: Solid nodules that appear dark or hypoechoic on ultrasound and have small calcifications are more likely to be cancerous. Fluid filled nodules (>2cm for FNA) without these features could be benign. Correlation with the US data is necessary to be certain that the lesion was adequately sampled by FNA. ...Read more
What is a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule with scattered calfifications in the inferior right lobe of thyroid mean?
History invasive breast cancer, US of thyroid show multiple solid nodule, largest 1.5 CM w/microcalcifications & hypervascularity. Odds of malignancy?
Mild enlargement of the right thyroid lobe without discrete nodules. There is a homogeneous appearance to the echotexture of the thyroid gland. ????
What is an irregular rounded hypoechoic nodule with spiculated margins and tiny focus of calcification of the breast. Is it normally malignant
Biopsy needed: You will be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: 37.5 cc is a large testicle. This may not be a problem. Some men have bigger than average testicles. Make sure you don't feel any lumps or irregularities and get checked out if you're concerned. Also, the fact that you pegged it at 37.5 cc suggests you have had an ultrasound and maybe don't need further work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sono showed dominant nodule is a heterogeneous nodule. Evidence of hypoechoic on left and right lobes. Multinodular goiter with all nodules over 1cm. Can this be thyroid cancer.
A single ovoid hypervascular, hypoechoic nodules noted in the right mid gland measuring 0.4x0.3x0.2cm, thyroid. Also a 4mm ovoid nodule found?
Subcentimeter hypodense nodule on left thyroid lobe with coarse focus of calcification---subcentimeter left thyroid nodule.Non-specific in nature.
Thyroid nodules: Most nodules less than 1 cm are not concerning and can be monitored with periodic ultrasounds. Some features such as calcification may heighten concern. Much more information is necessary in your situation. Is there family history of thyroid cancer, personal history of hyper or hypothyroidism, and radiation exposure? You need to discuss this with an endocrinologist and arrange a treatment plan. ...Read more
Varies: Some men who start checking discover their epididymis or appendix of the testis and mistake it for a possible cancer -- it's good they're checking. The percentage of testicular solid masses not related to trauma that are malignant is quite high, and for each individual mass, it's either 0% or 100%. Best have any new mass examined. ...Read more
It is too small!: Small nodules in the Adrenal gland do not require any immediate treatment if they are asymptomatic and found incidentally(Incidentaloma ). If the nodule increases to a size of >10 mm (1CM), then it will require periodic monitoring, perhaps once yearly to verify if it is growing in size or producing any hormones which can then produce symptoms. You may visit and consult an Endocrinologist if needed ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, sono showed normal size, no nodules, but heterogeneous, hypervascular. Is there a connection to chronic lymph node infections?
Hashimoto's: The most common cause for hyothyroidism in your age group is hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is an autoimmune disease causing chronic inflammation of the thyroid. The thyroid ultrasound typically shows heterogeneous texture and hypervascularity. Enlarged lymph nodes near the thyroid are also commonly enlarged. However, it does not cause a tendency to more infections. ...Read more
Fibroid nodule..: Close to bone boarder s ribs is area with tenons which may form small nodule like structure - ussually mobile, pee size. If frequently toucherd, rubs .. can be tender. These nodules are bingn. If tender - check for posible other causes as sebaceous cyst - infected, inflammed. Watch for growth, rednes, swelling or discharge. If any of these signs - seek medical attention. ...Read more
Can a chalazion occur without a stye and/or internal hordeolum? I have had no inflammation; however, suddenly feel a 2mm size nodule in the upper lid
Yes: Some Chalazia simply appear without a symptomatic precursor although a stye must have occurred without causing symptoms. ...Read more
Get exam, biopsy?: With a past history like that the risks are increased with any suspicion modular lesion of the skin - the best first step is to have a dermatologist examine the area and decide if biopsy is warranted. If no other modes are inflamed in the general vicinity, this is a good sign ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a hard umoveable pea sized nodule under skin an inch above jawline near the ear. What could it be? It's painless.
What is the difference between thyroid nodules (thyroid normal size with several nodules on left an right side) and goiter?
Had a pea sized nodule on the biceps near the axilla region. I could roll it around now looks like hidradenitis suppurativa. On cephlex for 7days.
Presence: The presence of any nodule is of concern specially if not calcified specially in a smoker or someone that quit smoking within the last 10 years, a nodule that grows within 3 months. 5year survival for stage1non small cell lung cancer surgical resection is about 70%, for stage2nsclc about 30-35%. Stage 2 mass greater than 3cm or less than 3cm with metastasis to regional lymph node.Lowdosect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a hard pea size nodule on eye brown now for 3 weeks. It won't drain, not red, not painful. Who do you suggest i see about this?
Prostate size 48cc with nodule and PSA 7.2, pSA ratio21 what to do other than biopsy cause Im afraid Of Biopsy complications , could be BPH or infectn?
Consider 4K Score : If concerned about complications, or just want to avoid biopsy, there is a blood test called the 4K Score Test which determines the probability or likelihood that a biopsy would find a life threatening prostate cancer (Gleason Score 7 or greater). However, the presence of a nodule with a significantly elevated PSA would usually warrant a biopsy. Without nodule and favorable ratio, 4K s good idea. ...Read more
2yr old has a nickel sized bruise on abdomen with pea sized nodule in center. This is 2nd bruise like this in 2months. No other health issues.
Did she get bitten : By insect? Is there any sting bite? Itching? None. refer to dermatologist/ hematologist ...Read more
If a size of lung nodule increases from 8mm to 20 mm , is it always cancer, or could it stil be an infection causing increase in size , thanks?
No: A lung "nodule" is a term for small abnormalities seen on xray and ct scans. Most are found to be non-cancer. If larger, 2.5 - 3cm or bigger, call it a "mass". All lung nodules and masses should be evaluated and followed by referral to a comprehensive thoracic surgical cancer program. Integration into a comprehensive program saves lives and decreases unnecessary morbidity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 33 year old F w/MCTD. I am on methotrexate injections & plaquenil. Last night I developed a bruise w/a marble sized red soft nodule that burns. ?
Plan: Sorry to hear this. It possibly related to your medications. You have to see your doctor , who knows your dosage and can make decisions on changing them on rational base of benefit and risk for your condition. ...Read more
30y/o w multiple small, hard marble sized nodules on his lower back, posterior iliac crest region. Pain in back/legs/knees.
30y/o w multiple small, hard marble sized nodules on his lower back, posterior iliac crest region. Pain in back/legs/knees and SOB at times. ?
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