Thyroid nodules are growths in the thyroid, a gland in the front of your neck. Most of them are harmless.
All or part of the thyroid gland may be removed if a nodule is cancer or if it causes problems with breathing or swallowing.
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMatthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
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