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Thyroid Nodules

What is a thyroid nodule? The term thyroid nodule refers to any abnormal growth of thyroid cells into a lump within the thyroid. Although the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign (noncancerous), a small proportion of thyroid nodules do contain thyroid cancer.

The Thyroid Nodule

Most nodules, however, have both solid and cystic components, and very few purely cystic nodules occur. Therefore, ultrasonography alone is rarely able to distinguish between a benign ...

Evaluation of the Thyroid Nodule

In nodules larger than 1 cm, fine-needle aspiration biopsy is central to the evaluation as it is accurate, low risk, and cost effective. Subcentimeter nodules, ...

Cavitary Pulmonary Nodules with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:

27 Cavitary Pulmonary Nodules with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Differential Diagnosis W. Richard Webb1 Cavitary pulmonary nodules rarely occur in patients with systemic lupus erythema-Gordon Gamsu1 tosusandthelupuslike syndrome associated with mixed connective tissue disease.

Benign Vocal Lesions - Nodules, Polyps, Cysts

Benign Vocal Lesions - Nodules, Polyps, Cysts Ken W. Altman MD, PhD What are Benign Vocal Lesions? Benign vocal lesions are non-cancerous growths of abnormal tissue on the vocal folds.

Nonshadowing Echogenic Foci in Thyroid Nodules

Nonshadowing Echogenic Foci in Thyroid Nodules Are Certain Appearances Enough to Avoid Thyroid Biopsy? efore the existence of high-frequency sonography, early stud

Adrenal Lumps (Adrenal Masses, Adrenal Nodules, or Adrenal ...

ADRENAL NODULES Adrenal Nodules (also called Adrenal Masses, Adrenal Lumps, or Adrenal Incidentalomas) are very common and are almost always benign (i.e., not cancerous).

Anatomic! Radiologic Classification of Renal Cortical Nodules

1 Anatomic! Radiologic Classification of Renal Cortical Nodules J. R. Thornbury1'2 T. L. McCormick1 1. M. Silver1 Received April 10.1979; accepted August 17, 1979.

Heberden's Nodes

However, these diseases usually have other systemic manifestations that can help distinguish these nodules from Heberden's nodes. 9 Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis ...

Super Duper® Handy Handouts!®

© 2009 Super Duper ® Publications • www.superduperinc.com Super Duper ® Handy Handouts! ® Number Vocal Nodules By Julie A. Daymut, M.A., CCC-SLP Vocal nodules are noncancerous growths on the vocal cords.