The benign thyroid tumor besides autonomous function thyroid tumor most thyroid solitary nodules, small nodules. The course of disease is sl
The benign thyroid tumor besides autonomous function thyroid tumor most thyroid solitary nodules, small nodules. The course of disease is slow, can not have any clinical symptoms, most in a few months to several years or even longer
Because of a slight discomfort or mass of 1cm or more, and no symptoms were found in the routine physical examination and B ultrasound was found in the neck mass. Most of the single, round or oval, smooth surface, clear boundary, solid texture, with the surrounding tissue without adhesion, no tenderness, can move up and down with swallowing. The tumor is usually several centimeters, and the giant is rare. Giant tumor can produce adjacent organ compression, but does not infringe on these organs, such as the oppression of the trachea, so that organ displacement. There are a few experience with local pain due to the sudden increase of tumor hemorrhage.
The autonomous function thyroid adenoma in women, patients often have a long history of thyroid nodules, early symptoms or only mild palpitation, emaciation, weakness, with the development of the disease, patients with different thyroid symptoms, most patients showed symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hyperthyroidism crisis can occur individually.
Part 3 thyroid adenoma can become cancerous, canceration rate is 10-20%. In the following circumstances, the possibility of carcinogenesis may be considered:
< 1> tumor increased rapidly in the near future;
< 2> tumor activity limitation or fixation;
< 3> hoarseness, dyspnea and other symptoms;
< 4> tumor; hard, rough surface;
< 5> cervical lymph node enlargement.