CT SCAN of neck reveals that Right lobe of thyroid gland shows focal enlargement caused by large mixed density mildly hypodense large irregular shaped solid nodule, measuring 50mm × 43mm × 61mm with nodular calcification - bening adenomatous/?colloid nodule. Few hyperplastic discrete neck nodes seen.
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Treatment depends on the type of thyroid nodule you have. If a thyroid nodule isn't cancerous, there are several treatment options: If a biopsy shows that you have a benign thyroid nodule, your doctor may suggest simply watching your condition, which usually means having a physical exam and thyroid function tests at regular intervals. You're also likely to have another biopsy if the nodule grows larger. If a benign thyroid nodule remains unchanged, you may never need treatment. treating a benign nodule with levothyroxine (Levoxyl, Synthroid, others), a synthetic form of thyroxine that you take in pill form. The idea is that supplying additional thyroid hormone will signal the pituitary to produce less TSH, the hormone that stimulates the growth of thyroid tissue. Malignant nodule ,nodule compressing sorrounding structure need surgery So next option is biopsy , consult physician
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