How are thyroid nodules typically identified?

Updated: Mar 03, 2021
  • Author: Philip R Orlander, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Thyroid nodules are often found incidentally during physical examination or on chest radiography, computed tomography (CT), or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Thyroid nodules can be found in patients who are hypothyroid, euthyroid, or hyperthyroid.


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