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What is a small echogenic focus will it reflect small or calcification ?

what is a small echogenic focus may reflect small or calcification? dilation of thyroid is unremarkable. hypoehoic nodule the circumscribed?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Apr 2011
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Thyroid gland can be compared to a honeycomb where in the spaces are filled with some semisolid material called colloid. In some thyroid conditions there is deposits of a mineral called calcium (as in bone) over the soft tissues in the thyroid forming a dense nodule called calcification. This can sometimes lead to the thyroid cancer. In this case there are some small opacifications which can be calcium deposits in the thyroid gland.
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Answered: Sat, 23 Apr 2011
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