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Doctor insights on: What Is A Heterogeneous Isoechoic Mass On The Thyroid

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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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2.5mm heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule and ovoid isoechoic bilobed mass with hypoechoicc band through it which may be fluid.The mass measures 22mm long?

2.5mm heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule and ovoid isoechoic bilobed mass with hypoechoicc band through it which may be fluid.The mass measures 22mm long?

It would help: to know what organ we are talking about. In the breast these findings have one meaning, in the liver another. So it would be very helpful to know where we are going ...Read more

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How big is a 2-cm heterogeneous mass at the lower pole of the thyroid?

How big is a 2-cm heterogeneous mass at the lower pole of the thyroid?

Less than one inch: One inch is 2.54 cm, so your mass is a little less than one inch in diameter. You should have it biopsied at your earliest convenience, along with thyroid blood tests. ...Read more

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I have a 6mm mass in my left thyroid love and it's considered diffuse heterogeneous. What does this mean?

I have a 6mm mass in my left thyroid love and it's considered diffuse heterogeneous. What does this mean?

Nonspecific: A 6 mm thyroid nodule is small. We usually do not worry about nodules under 10 mm. A diffusely heterogeneous thyroid is commonly seen in patients with hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is an autoimmune disorder that can result in an underactive thyroid. You list being on immunosuppressive therapy. If you have one autoimmune disorder, you are at higher risk for another. ...Read more

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Should i worry about a mass which is 22mm by 16mm when the thyroid is normal.The mass has grown by 4 mm in 6months.And have a new heterogeneous nodul?

Should i worry about a mass which is 22mm by 16mm when the thyroid is normal.The mass has grown by 4 mm in 6months.And have a new heterogeneous  nodul?

Biopsy: If your nodules have grown that much they need to be biopsied. You also should be on replacement brand name T4 to reduce the stimulation to thyroid and nodule enlargement. If you had half your thyroid removed because it was having trouble and forming nodules, removal of one half of it only made your thyroid's job more difficult and problem with accelerate without replacement. ...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?

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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Is it poss. Cancer? Us results thyroid nodule: solid, heterogeneous & isoechoic nodule w/in the mid to lower right lobe, 4.2cm, increas. Vascularity

Is it poss. Cancer? Us results thyroid nodule:  solid, heterogeneous &  isoechoic nodule w/in the mid to lower right lobe, 4.2cm, increas. Vascularity

Yes it's possible : Any thyroid nodule over 4 cm needs to be removed surgically to make sure not cancerous per ata guidelines. I would still get a fna first before going to surgery but needs to be removed. More info on my website on thyroid nodules at www.Cvsurgicalgroup.Com. ...Read more

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Can you explain this statement?: The thyroid gland demonstrates heterogenous echotexture without a discrete mass or

Can you explain this statement?:  The thyroid gland demonstrates heterogenous echotexture without a discrete mass or

Thyroid ultrasound: Your thyroid ultrasound was ordered by your doctor to evaluate an abnormal thyroid gland. Generally, we are looking for nodules or masses of concern. Happily no masses were seen. Heterogeneity is the characteristic of your gland showing variations in water content which would be expected findings in glands that are swollen or inflamed. ...Read more