Somtimes on an uptake prior to a nodule - The actual nodule was there but not seen on the uptake.
Only a US or MRI can see a nodule - not an uptake scan.
It could have been there prior to the ablation and then when the thyroid shriveled up and move into it's new position the US picked up on it.
Walking in your shoes - here my lady! Going through the same stuff as I type this to you.
AND to top it off - IF the nodule WAS present before the RAI - when the thyroid shrivels up and falls lower - IF that nodule was there IT can lodge itself in a bad area to cause some issues for a patient down the road.
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