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What does a benign pathology result for a thyroid nodule mean?

A benign pathology result for a thyroid nodule means that the nodule is not a cancer. Most thyroid nodules are benign and no treatment is required.

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Know the Signs: Thyroid Disorders
Know the Signs: Thyroid Disorders
Your thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck, just below your Adam’s apple. The thyroid gland releases hormones that regul...
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What is a parathyroidectomy?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
A parathyroidectomy is a surgery that removes one of the parathyroid glands. These glands are import...
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Will I have stitches that need to be removed after my thyroid surgery?
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This depends on your thyroid surgeon. Some surgeons use small external stitches which are removed wi...
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What Is Thyroid Disease?
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