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What is a complex hypoechoic vascular nodule in the ovary? Cancerous?

What is a complex hypoechoic vascular nodule in the ovary? Cancerous?

More age dependent: The types of ovarian cancers one can get depends very much, nearly exclusively, on the age of the patient. Thus a nodule in a 21 year old means a very different thing from one in a 65 year old. Average age for diagnosis is 63. If you're asking the question for yourself, most common ovarian cancer at your age is a germ cell or stromal tumor. Most important is to get the advice of your doctor. ...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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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

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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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Can the hypoechoic&isochoic nodules&cysts in my thyroid be cancerous?

Can the hypoechoic&isochoic nodules&cysts in my thyroid be cancerous?

Not possible to say: It is not possible to say without seeing what they look like. Sometimes it is necessary to undergo additional tests to determine whether or not they are cancerous. Best talk to your doctor for guidance ...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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7 x 17 mm nodule mid pole, 5 mm upper pole, 4 x 5 mm inferior pole multiple scattered hypoechoic micronodules, feel awful?

Thyroid?: I think you mean nodules in your thyroid gland. Multinodular goiter is a common problem. If your TSH is normal then you are feeling awful for another reason. If the nodules are not hyperfunctioning there should be no symptoms except potential compressive symptoms in the neck. ...Read more