It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Thyroid Disorders Message Board

new to board--question about ultrasound results


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-23-2009, 06:45 PM   #1
binx
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 103
binx HB User
new to board--question about ultrasound results

hello ,

after nearly a year of experiencing a constellation of bizarre symptoms ranging from headaches, neurological symptoms, visual changes, etc., i am currently being evaluated for suspected autoimmune thyroid disease. i had an ultrasound last friday (12/18) and just got the report in the mail today. i don't have a follow up with my doctor until 1/7/10, but i wondered if anyone might be able to help me interpret the findings so i can put my mind at ease a little bit.

FINDINGS:

The thyroid gland is within normal limits. [then lists measurements]. Thyroid parenchyma appears mildly coarsened/heterogeneous, particularly in the right inferior gland. Tiny 2mm cyst in right lower gland. Hypoechoic lesion in right lateral isthmus measures up to 4mm, unclear if cystic versus solid. No obvious hypervascularity on Doppler interrogation.

IMPRESSION:

Mild parenchymal heterogeneity suggests possibility of thyroiditis.

4mm hypoechoic lesion in right lateral isthmus, unclear if solid or cystic. Lesion could be followed by ultrasound if clinically indicated.

thank you in advance!
best wishes,
binx

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:22 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2017 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!