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Are follicular adenoma thyroid nodules serious?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Follicular adenoma thyroid nodules are benign, or not serious. They are treatable and often are undiagnosed because they are not bothersome. Follicular adenoma thyroid nodules are a non-cancerous lump that develops in the lower part of your neck. If they become bothersome, such as affecting swallowing or breathing, your doctor will remove them.

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