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Synonyms for nodule

a small node

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small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant


(mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)

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Subsequent to contrast agent injection, harmonic gray scale CEUS was applied to scan the thyroid gland and the nodule for at least 150 secs and the dynamic images were recorded.
If you felt the neck of every patient that you saw, 4%-7% would have a palpable thyroid nodule," the endocrinologist said.
Traditionally, patients with multinodular goiter have been considered to have a lower risk of malignancy than those with a single nodule.
In general, the recurrent laryngeal nerve is located in the tracheoesophageal grooves, and the vagus nerve is located between the carotid artery and internal jugular vein, but variations of the vagus nerve and a bulging large thyroid nodule may change the location of the vagus nerve, positioning it closer to the thyroid nodule.
14) Nodule size is consistently and independently predictive of a risk of malignancy.
Objective: To determine diagnostic accuracy of sonographic criteria in differentiating benign from malignant solid thyroid nodule by using new sonographic classification system.
The American College of Radiology TI-RADS has five different categories for nodule appearance - composition, echogenicity, shape, margin and echogenic foci.
The capital will be used to increase distribution of LungDirect, an automatic registry software system enabling hospitals to track pulmonary nodule patients from detection through diagnosis.
High credibility is obtained by linking the project work to a nodule field licence owned by a project partner and located in the most promising known nodule deposit: the Clarion Clipperton Zone.
Saudi Arabia encompassed a number of leguminous tree species, amongst, which neither they possess nodulation ability nor unknown the associated nodule bacteria.
The best way to manage a pulmonary nodule depends on the patient's history, risk factors for cancer, and nodule characteristics.
did not find that small thyroid nodule size significantly influenced the risk of false-negative FNAC results, although they did observe a trend toward a higher false-negative rate (FNR) in the subcentimeter nodules [13].
Worrisome initial ultrasound patterns, however, should throw up a red flag even if the nodule is cytologically negative at baseline, Dr.
Conclusion: Identification of calcification, hypoechogenecity and solid with ill-defined margins in a thyroid nodule on ultrasound was helpful in suspecting thyroid malignancy and warranted urgent diagnostic fine needle aspiration cytology.