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What does this ultrasound report of thyroid indicate?

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Posted on Thu, 30 Jul 2015
Question: I recently had an ultrasound on my Thyroid. Below are the findings. Can someone explain this to me?
Thank you.
Indication: Thyroid disease.

Technique: High-resolution ultrasound of the thyroid gland was
performed.

Comparison: There are no similar studies available for comparison.

Findings:
Right thyroid lobe: Normal in size measuring 4.9 x 2.0 x 1.1 cm. The
echotexture is homogeneous. No distinct nodule identified.

Left thyroid lobe: Normal in size measuring 5.1 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm. The
echotexture is homogeneous. There is a 0.5 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm ill-defined
hypoechoic nodule at the upper pole.

Isthmus: Normal in size measuring 0.3 cm in thickness. There is a 0.4
x 0.6 x 0.3 cm heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule in the right thyroid
isthmus.

Impression:
The thyroid gland is normal in size with small nodules in the thyroid
isthmus and left thyroid lobe as detailed above.
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Answered by Dr. Indranil Ghosh (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Not of major concern

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

In this report the thyroid is itself quite normal but there are multiple tiny nodules. Thyroid nodules are quite common in general population and multiple nodules are usually benign.

hence I don't see anything of major concern in this report. Have you got your blood thyroid tests done? Because those will determine the treatment.

Hope this helps.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Indranil Ghosh (23 minutes later)
I recently had blood work done which, I believe, included the normal thyroid test. Nothing of great concern came back on the blood work results.
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Answered by Dr. Indranil Ghosh (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Ok then nothing to worry

Detailed Answer:
Most likely your doc would recommend periodic follow-up.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What does this ultrasound report of thyroid indicate?

Brief Answer: Not of major concern Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for your query. In this report the thyroid is itself quite normal but there are multiple tiny nodules. Thyroid nodules are quite common in general population and multiple nodules are usually benign. hence I don't see anything of major concern in this report. Have you got your blood thyroid tests done? Because those will determine the treatment. Hope this helps. Regards