solitary nodule


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solitary nodule

An isolated nodule of lymphatic tissue such as occurs in mucous membranes.
See also: nodule
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However, there was a strong correlation between the size of solitary nodules and blood ETU levels (p = 0.
Patients with solitary nodules identified by ultrasound are appropriate candidates for FNA analysis.
Solitary nodules and diffuse myofibromatosis usually occur in the head and neck, and there is a male preponderance.
Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting as a solitary nodule.
In addition to abscess, the differential diagnosis of a thyroid mass includes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, subacute thyroiditis, acute suppurative thyroiditis, a solitary nodule, a thyroglossal duct cyst, a dissecting retropharyngeal abscess, a thyroid cyst, and thyroid carcinoma or adenoma.
Early detection includes fine needle aspiration biopsy of solitary nodules, or of unusually prominent, hard or rapidly growing nodules in multinodular goiter," said Velarde.
3) Multiple angiolipomas are more common than solitary nodules, and 5% of these cases are familial.