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How are follicular adenoma thyroid nodules diagnosed/found?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Your doctor may find a thyroid nodule when he or she completes a regular exam. In addition, an ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI may be ordered to diagnosis the type and extent of a thyroid nodule. Blood work will be ordered to check hormone levels. Further testing may include a biopsy, thyroid scan, or more complex imaging.

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