Which findings on ultrasound are characteristic of benign thyroid nodules?

Updated: May 14, 2020
  • Author: Pramod K Sharma, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Benign US features are as follows:

  • Purely cystic nodule
  • Spongiform appearance (aggregation of multiple microcystic components >50% volume)

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