Hi my name is Crystal, I'm 23 years old and this past year i've been having diffrent sympthoms... ranging from anxiety attacks to weird headaches, and swelling of my hands. My doctor suggested that i get a sonogram done on my glands. This is the findings:
Both lobes and isthmus are midly enlarged with diffusely heterogeneous echotexture. The right lobe of the thyroid measure 5.8 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm and demonstates a solid nodule measuring 0.5 x 0.3 cm in the lower pole. The left lobe of the thyroid measures 5 x 1.1 x 1.8 cm and demonstates a complex nodule measuring 0.7 x 0.6 x 0.7cm in the mid pole. The isthmus measures 5 mm.
The RAI Scan can determine if nodules are cold [not taking iodine]. Both nodules are too small for reliable biopsy so regardless of the outcome they will be monitored for growth especially the complex one.
If uptake will show patchy pattern this can support autoimmune thyroiditis, while low uptake can support sub acute [transient] thyroiditis.
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