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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Showing CEUS more Morphological Delineation in Predicting Solitary Nodule Pathology as compared with High Resolution Ultrasound
10,11] It has been a consistent observation, according to published literature, that the risk of thyroid cancer was less with multiple nodules than with the solitary nodules.
Others occurred as solitary nodules, most of which had ill-defined boundaries with lobulations and sparse short spikes, misleading physicians to presumptively diagnose lung cancers.
Ultrasonographically, solitary nodule was detected in 54 patients, multiple nodules in 164 patients and solely thyroiditis in 6 patients.
Nine of the exposed farmers had abnormal thyroid ultrasound findings, consisting mostly of solitary nodules, compared with three among the control group.
Solitary nodule is rare in children, the incidence of carcinoma in such a nodule under 25 years of age is about 50% and 75% in patients under 15 years.
Solitary nodule of the thyroid and the role of fine needle aspiration cytology in diagnosis.
5 [micro]IU/mL) is found in about 10% of patients with a solitary nodule (9); it significantly decreases the likelihood of thyroid malignancy (10) and should redirect efforts toward uncovering a nonmalignant cause of hyperactivity.
Biopsy critera adapted from SRU Consensus Guidelines for US-guided FNA of thyroid nodules >1cm (19) US feature Nodule size Solitary nodule Microcalcifications [greater than or equal to]1 cm Solid (or almost entirely) [greater than or equal to]1.
Isolated tuberculosis thyroiditis as a solitary nodule.
The distribution of cases according to the clinical diagnosis and the treatment received is shown in Table 1 - multi Nodular Goitre being the commonest diagnosis, followed by the solitary nodule.