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Thyroid Nodule


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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMatthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology
Last RevisedMarch 14, 2013

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