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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean To Have A Distinct Hypoechoic Solid Mass On Thyroid

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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I have a hypoechoic thyroid on my left, measuring 0.413 x 0.546cm.The left thyroid is markedly reduce un size without mass. What does this mean?Worrie

I have a hypoechoic thyroid on my left, measuring 0.413 x 0.546cm.The left thyroid is markedly reduce un size without mass. What does this mean?Worrie

Your nodule: Is fairly small, and many physicians wouldn't even biopsy it unless it enlarged or there were other factors noted on ultrasound or lab. If your blood levels are normal, don't worry about the left lobe. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What does predominantly solid isoechoic mass with sites of cyst and increased vascularity measuring 5.5 x4.5x3.6 in thyroid mean?

Thyroid scan needed: Further information is needed. How long have you had this? Tender? Weight loss? Cough? Voice change? Heat or cold intolerance? History of thyroid disease? Pmsfx? Still needs thyroid scan with option for immediate biopsy. ...Read more

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Right side upper pole solid hypoechoic single thyroid nodule mean? worried..

Depends : It all depends on the size and if it is new. There is a need to do needle aspiration if not sure ...Read more

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I had a sonogram of my thyroid. I have 9 nodules/cyst. 2 solid hypoechoic heterogeneous nodules. What does this mean? Cancer?

Common problem: Nodules of the thyroid are common, especially in women. Most thyroid nodules are benign. "solid", "hypoechoic", "heterogeneous" nodules are the most common ones seen. If they are large enough (at least 1 cm), we typically recommend doing a fine needle biopsy to make sure they are benign. ...Read more

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What does a small non reactive left submandibular lymph node and a right side upper pole solid hypoechoic single thyroid nodule mean? worried..

Benign: small reactive node means just that,...... no worries just follow up Solitary solid nodule can be benign... rec thyroid I uptake scan if hot benign if cold on uptake scan consider biopsy ...Read more

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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

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I had an thyroid us, a 3mm hypoechoic solid nodule, but when i see the images other similars areas are shown, should I ask for a review of the us?

No : 3 mm is very small. Even if you have more it would not change anything. The only thing you need is to have another ultrasound in the future (1yr) and see if anything changes. ...Read more