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Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe that could be mistaken for a malignant thyroid lesion, but proved to be a malignant lymphoma infiltrating the left thyroid lobe

Clinical information

Palpable mass

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Hypo echoic mass in the left thyroid lobe that could be mistaken for a malignant thyroid lesion, but proved to be a malignant lymphoma infiltrating the left thyroid lobe

Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe transverse
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe transverse
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe transverse
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe transverse
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe longitudinal
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe longitudinal
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe longitudinal
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe longitudinal
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 17
  • Body part: Thyroid gland and neck

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System