A total of 49% of the nodules were between 1 to 1.9 cm, 27% between 2 to 2.9 cm
, 14% between 3 to 3.9cm and 11% were greater than 4cm. Based on the ...
The majority of larger thyroid nodules are also benign, and usually do not
produce ... with some specialists advocating biopsy of nodules greater than 1 cm
in size, ... electing to investigate and biopsy nodules from 1-2 cm in size and
Thyroid nodules are relatively common; 6% of adult women and 2% of adult men
.... almost everyone with a thyroid nodule larger than 1.0 to 1.5 cm in diameter ...
A single lump or nodule may appear without the remainder of the thyroid ... When
a larger thyroid nodule is found and is greater than 20 millimeters or 2 ...
While autopsy data indicate a 50% prevalence of thyroid nodules larger than one
centimeter in ... of thyroid disease, the prevalence of palpable nodules is only 4 to
7%, (1, 2). ... Nodules larger than 4 cm in size (19.3% risk of malignancy (10)).
Nodules sized 2 cm to 2.9 cm (14%), 3 cm to 3.9 cm (16%) and larger than 4 cm
... The indeterminate thyroid nodule FNA cytology result continues to present ...
The most common system used to describe the stages of thyroid cancer is the ...
T2: The tumor is more than 2 cm but not larger than 4 cm (slightly less than 2 ...
When should a thyroid nodule be biopsied? ... mixed cystic-solid nodules without
suspicious ultrasonographic features is for biopsy if they are larger than 2 cm.
A thyroid nodule can be single or multiple in which case it is part of a ... Most
nodules over 2 cm are palpable during a careful examination of the neck area.