Thyroid Nodules (cont.)
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Thyroid Nodule Medical Treatment
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As stated previously, the majority of thyroid nodules are benign and may not require any intervention. In particular, nodules that are benign and/or less that 1 cm wide may not require immediate treatment. Instead, periodic evaluation by a physician's examination and/or ultrasound may be sufficient.
Thyroidectomy is removal of the thyroid by surgery. Partial or complete thyroidectomy is recommended for:
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