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radiopaedia.org/articles/assessment-of-thyroid-lesions-ultrasound

Ultrasound is the first-line imaging modality for assessment of thyroid nodules found on clinical examination or incidentally on another imaging modality. This article is an overview of ultrasonographic features of thyroid nodules, which are used to determine the need for biopsy with fine needle aspiration.Specific management guidelines from various professional societies are covered in ...

www.healthline.com/health/hypoechoic-nodule

A hypoechoic nodule, sometimes called a hypoechoic lesion, on the thyroid is a mass that appears darker on the ultrasound than the surrounding tissue. This often indicates that a nodule is full of ...

radiologykey.com/ultrasound-of-thyroid-nodules-2

Nodule echogenicity. Images from ultrasound exams performed on different patients show (a) a hypoechoic nodule, (b) a hyperechoic nodule, (c) an isoechoic nodule, (d) a heterogeneous solid nodule with both hyperechoic and hypoechoic solid portions, and (e) a mixed cystic and solid nodule in which the solid component is isoechoic to the parenchyma.. The nodules depicted in (b) and (d) proved to ...

www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/thyroid-nodule-ultrasound

Thyroid Nodule Ultrasound Quick, painless, inexpensive, and accurate. Written by James Norman MD, FACS, FACE. Once a thyroid nodule has been detected (or suspected), there are a few things that the physician will want to know before any recommendations can be made regarding treatment. Remember, the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign ...

www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-7-issue-1/vol...

Thyroid nodules are very common. With the increased use of thyroid ultrasound, some studies suggest that thyroid nodules occur in >50% of the population. Studies report on possibility of thyroid cancer in about 5% of thyroid nodules. Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is the best way to find out whether a thyroid nodule is cancerous or benign.

www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-solid-thyroid-nodule.htm

Thyroid nodules are growths of abnormal tissue that develop on the thyroid gland. These lumps may be solid or cystic and fluid-filled. A solid thyroid nodule is more likely than a cystic nodule to be malignant. More than 90% of all solid nodules, however, are benign. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that regulates a variety of hormone interactions, including the pace at which ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4729706

Ultrasound (US) has become an important diagnostic tool in the assessment of thyroid nodules. It is highly sensitive for detecting nodules, and the sonographic features of the nodules can be used to determine the need for further investigation [ 3 ].

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325298

A hypoechoic thyroid nodule is a type of thyroid nodule that appears dark on an ultrasound scan and typically indicates a solid mass rather than a fluid-filled cyst. Thyroid nodules are common and ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-nodules/symptoms-causes/syc...

Thyroid nodules are solid or fluid-filled lumps that form within your thyroid, a small gland located at the base of your neck, just above your breastbone. Most thyroid nodules aren't serious and don't cause symptoms. Only a small percentage of thyroid nodules are cancerous.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3168797

To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a new ultrasound (US) classification system for differentiating between benign and malignant solid thyroid nodules. Materials and Methods In this study, we enrolled 191 consecutive patients who received real-time US and subsequent US diagnoses for solid thyroid nodules, and underwent US-guided fine-needle ...