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Old 08-10-2009, 12:12 PM   #1
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what is meant by a heterogenous left thyroid lobe

 
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Re: thyroid

Heterogenous means there's more than one type of tissue causing an uneven pattern on the scan. Homogenous tissue would show a very even pattern. Heterogenous does not mean cancer but it can be a sign of an aging or diseased thyroid and should be checked into.

 
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