A thyroid nodule is a lump or mass in the thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped gland in front of the neck. A goiter is a term that describes an enlargement of the thyroid gland.
Signs and symptoms of thyroid nodules depend on their size and location. Symptoms and signs can include a hard or soft lump in the neck that can be solid or filled with fluid. Many of these nodules are painless and do not cause other symptoms. A large nodule can cause
Only a small percentage of thyroid nodules are cancerous.
Causes of thyroid nodules
Other thyroid nodule symptoms and signs
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