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Oviod Hypoechoic Nodules

What are Oviod Hypoechoic Nodules?
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Hi,
This is a description of what was seen on the ultrasound.Hypoechoic means that there are less ultrasound waves to the area than it would normally be.Ovoid means the shape of the lump (Oval).
On ultrasound, a solid mass appears as a gray or hypoechoic area. In order to decide if the nodule is suspicious enough to require further testing, your radiologist will look at the edges of the mass, called the margins. If the margins are smooth and the lump is round or oval,(Could be a fibroadenoma or a cyst) it is most likely benign (not cancer).
Your doctor will be able to direct you to the next step necessary in further checking out this nodule.
Take care and best wishes...
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Hi,
This is a description of what was seen on the ultrasound.Hypoechoic means that there are less ultrasound waves to the area than it would normally be.Ovoid means the shape of the lump (Oval).
On ultrasound, a solid mass appears as a gray or hypoechoic area. In order to decide if the nodule is suspicious enough to require further testing, your radiologist will look at the edges of the mass, called the margins. If the margins are smooth and the lump is round or oval,(Could be a fibroadenoma or a cyst) it is most likely benign (not cancer).
Your doctor will be able to direct you to the next step necessary in further checking out this nodule.
Take care and best wishes...
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Just a suggestion.
Please, if you have any additional questions keep it on the same thread  (Use the "post a comment" below the answers you have received ) This helps to have all your information together so we can better help you and follow your case.
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