Jan 31, 2010
Ultrasound of the Thyroid area dated 12/24/07 - Negative ultrasound of the thyroid bed and lateral left neck, no evidence of recurrent mass
Ultrasound of the Thyroid area dated 06/18/08 - four small oval opacities in the left thyroid bed 1 - oval 2x3mm bypoechoic or cystic opacity medial to the carotid artery and jugular vein are 2 adjacent hypoechoic oval opacities, the larger of which is 7x3mm in siz. There is also a facal hyperechoic 6/3mm oval opacity medial to the vessels.
Ultrasound of the thyroid area dated 12/12/08 - Real time ultrasound evaluation of the thyroid bed again shows 3 small hypoechoic nodules and 1 small hyperechoic nodule on the left. The appearance, size and number of these nodular foci are unchanged. At least one of the contains a smalll central vascular area consistent with a lymph node. There is no focus of abnormal echotexture in the right thyroid bed
Ultrasound of the thyroid area dated 12/29/09 - In the thyroid bed, small hypoechoic nodules are present in several area. In the left side of the neck, there is a 5 mm cyst. A second 6 mm cyst is present at the lower aspect of the thyroid bed. A third 5x 2 cystic area is noted medially. Small cyst and/or complex nodules are present, which could represent sterile postsurgical collection, scar tissue, residual thyroid tissue or parathyroid glad. A lymph node could also cause this appearance