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Old 09-21-2012, 07:43 PM   #1
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Affecting Neck Structures

What imaging device is used to see if a nodule is affecting neck structures, or do they have to go in with surgery to find that out?

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Old 09-22-2012, 06:47 AM   #2
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Re: Affecting Neck Structures

Several methods including ultrasound, MRI, Ct scan, laryngoscopy. Ect.

 
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Re: Affecting Neck Structures

Usually ultrasound.
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Re: Affecting Neck Structures

Oh that's good, so it should be covered in my original US for enlarged thyroid done on Thursday?

 
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Yes, it should be.
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