"Thyroid Nodule" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A small circumscribed mass in the THYROID GLAND that can be of neoplastic growth or non-neoplastic abnormality. It lacks a well-defined capsule or glandular architecture. Thyroid nodules are often benign but can be malignant. The growth of nodules can lead to a multinodular goiter (GOITER, NODULAR).
- Thyroid Nodule
- Nodule, Thyroid
- Nodules, Thyroid
- Thyroid Nodules
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