thyroid cyst

thyroid cyst

A generic term for any lesion that has a cystic appearance by imaging (ultrasound, CT, MRI), regardless of whether it proves to be a true cyst (i.e., lined by epithelium). Thyroid cysts are common and often associated with multinodular goitre, haemorrhage (recent or old) and neoplasms.
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She delivered a baby in 2013 using in vitro fertilization and received partial thyroidectomy in 2002 due to a thyroid cyst, but she maintained euthyroidism during pregnancy.
Should we be surprised that Chernobyl "victims" are experiencing improved health, and that thyroid cyst and nodule rates in Fukushima are lower than in other parts of Japan?
If the nodule is filled with fluid, it suggests a thyroid cyst.
For years, Stacey Young, 27, put up with a thyroid cyst which needed regularly draining every six months as she was too worried about the prospect of an operation.
Pain and tenderness of the thyroid are most commonly caused by SAT but less frequently caused by haemorrhage into a thyroid cyst, primary or metastatic thyroid malignancy, neck abscess, Riedel's thyroiditis, radiation thyroiditis and HT (1-4,6).
The differential diagnosis of cystic cervical masses includes thyroid cyst, thymic cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, branchial cleft cyst, bronchogenic cyst, lymphangioma and parathyroid cyst (PC) (1).
An ultrasound scan confirmed the clinical suspicion of a thyroid cyst with a volume of 2 ml (Fig.
Cysts with an area of calcification recur rapidly; any thyroid cyst that keeps recurring deserves an ultrasound to look for calcification and an FNA biopsy.
sup][55] thyroiditis with thyrotoxicosis after needle aspiration of a thyroid cyst is regarded to be an inflammatory process.
Solitary enlargement is seen in the thyroid cyst, neoplasm and sometimes in nodular goitre.
Most of these cases are probably misdiagnosed as hemorrhage into a thyroid cyst.
Our series showed 2 (two) cases of false positive results, both the cases were diagnosed as follicular neoplasm by cell block as well as by FNAC Histopathologically, 1 case proved to be adenomatoid goiter and the other was a thyroid cyst.