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Are there signs of thyroid cancer on ultrasound?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology
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In brief: Yes

Solid thyroid masses that are large, have characteristic internal calcifications, irregular borders, increased blood flow on doppler ultrasound, and/or enlarged lymph nodes in the area are generally concerning for malignancy.
However, when we biopsy these nodules with a needle most turn out benign.

In brief: Yes

Solid thyroid masses that are large, have characteristic internal calcifications, irregular borders, increased blood flow on doppler ultrasound, and/or enlarged lymph nodes in the area are generally concerning for malignancy.
However, when we biopsy these nodules with a needle most turn out benign.
Dr. Paxton Daniel
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Thyroid nodule

You cannot always diagnose a thyroid cancer on ultrasound but what increases the risk are : very black or hypoechoic nodule, a taller than wide nodule, a nodule with calcification, evidence of invasion outside the thyroid nodule and abnormal local lymph nodes.

In brief: Thyroid nodule

You cannot always diagnose a thyroid cancer on ultrasound but what increases the risk are : very black or hypoechoic nodule, a taller than wide nodule, a nodule with calcification, evidence of invasion outside the thyroid nodule and abnormal local lymph nodes.
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Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Surgery - Head & Neck

In brief: Ultrasound.

There ar several features of thyroid cancer.
They include, by are not limited to: blurred borders, microcalcifications, increase vascularity, extension outside the thyroid gland, etc.

In brief: Ultrasound.

There ar several features of thyroid cancer.
They include, by are not limited to: blurred borders, microcalcifications, increase vascularity, extension outside the thyroid gland, etc.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
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