• tissue
  • This novel test classifies genes from the thyroid nodule tissue obtained through FNA. (redorbit.com)
  • The thyroid's job is to make thyroid hormones, which are released into the blood and then carried to every tissue in the body. (thyroid.org)
  • Common types of the benign thyroid nodules are adenomas (overgrowths of normal thyroid tissue), thyroid cysts, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. (endocrineweb.com)
  • However, thyroid tissues are easily accessible to needles, so rather than operating to remove a chunk of tissue with a knife, we can stick a very small needle into it and remove cells for microscopic examination. (endocrineweb.com)
  • the lower part of the right lobe and the lateral part of the left missing in the bone scan, although demonstrably thyroid tissue is present there sonographically. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • After a nodule is found during a physical examination, a referral to an endocrinologist, a thyroidologist or otolaryngologist may occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • windpipe
  • Rarely, nodules can get so large that they cause difficulty breathing or swallowing because the nodule is pressing on the windpipe or esophagus. (thyroid.org)