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I went to the endocrinologist for my pcos and during the routine exam they found a pretty large nodule on my neck. They did an ultrasound and then found a solid area concerning enough to do a fine needle biopsy. I’m kinda worried as my grandma had thyroid cancer. My main question is actually about how to read the radiology report. So I’m trying to figure out how large my thyroid nodule is by reading my radiology report but I’m a little confused. It says that I have a 3.3 x 2.7 x 2.5 complex cystic with anterior solid area of 2.99 x 2.12 x .08 My question is- is the top part the entire size of the nodule?? Or is that top part just the cyst half of the nodule and I add it with solid area?

    • Maddy391

      475d

      Think of the numbers like an odd shaped ball, its 3.3cm width, 2.7cm height and 2.5cm depth, thats going all directions. The solid area would mean it's a bit hard on top but might be a fluid build up under the skin. Don't try and worry about it too much and just wait for the DR to call and discuss results, it could just be a freak thing and be nothing, self diagnosis often causes more problems than it solves

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Based on the radiology report, it seems that the entire size of the nodule is 3.3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm, and within this nodule, there is an anterior solid area measuring 2.99 x 2.12 x 0.08 cm. The top part (3.3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm) represents the entire size of the nodule, including both cystic and solid components.

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