Advanced Diagnostic Care for Your Thyroid Health
At Atlantic Endocrinology, we understand the critical importance of accurate thyroid health assessment. Our state-of-the-art ultrasound services are designed to provide precise and detailed imaging, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation of your thyroid health. Our expert team, utilizing the latest ultrasound technology, delivers a seamless and comfortable diagnostic experience.
Whether you’re facing thyroid irregularities or require routine monitoring, our dedicated approach ensures that you receive the highest standard of care. We believe in empowering our patients with knowledge and comprehensive care, guiding them every step of the way towards optimal thyroid health.
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Meet Our Thyroid Health Specialists – a dedicated team of endocrinologists, radiologists, and healthcare professionals committed to providing exceptional diagnostic care. Our team’s collaborative effort ensures that your thyroid health is assessed accurately and efficiently, offering peace of mind and clear direction for your health journey.
If you’re searching for the top thyroid ultrasound in New York, look no further. We’re located in Queens. Our team offers a range of services to our patients and is always eager to answer any questions you may have:
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Ultrasound examination is the most accurate and useful imaging test to detect nodules or lumps within the thyroid gland. Ultrasound procedure uses sound waves to produce images of the thyroid gland and the images can be captured to assess the size, shape, structure and any abnormalities of the thyroid gland.
Accurate measurement of the size of the thyroid nodules can be made using ultrasound imaging. It also assists in the evaluation of the variations in the thyroid tissue such as enlargement caused by goiter and decrease in size caused by inflammation and can differentiate between the solid, fluid-filled or complex type of thyroid nodules.
The reasons for the administration of a Thyroid Ultrasound are to diagnose dysfunction or suspected abnormalities of the thyroid gland. It may be used to:
• Determine the existence of a goiter, an enlargement of the thyroid gland.
• Assess whether a lump has originated on the thyroid gland or elsewhere.
• Determine whether a detected mass is growing.
• Differentiate between cysts, filled with fluid, and solid masses.
• Help determine whether an abnormal growth may be malignant.
The role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of thyroid conditions is complex and involves detection of the thyroid and neck masses, distinguishing between benign and malignant nodules, and guidance during fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy and percutaneous treatment.
A Thyroid Ultrasound may be ordered if a thyroid function test is abnormal or if your doctor feels a growth on your thyroid while examining your neck. An ultrasound can also check an underactive or overactive thyroid gland.
You may receive a thyroid ultrasound as part of an overall physical exam. Ultrasounds can provide high-resolution images of your organs that can help your doctor better understand your general health. Your doctor may also order an ultrasound if they notice any abnormal swelling, pain, or infections so that they can uncover any underlying conditions that might be causing these symptoms.
Ultrasounds may also be used if your doctor needs to take a biopsy of your thyroid or surrounding tissues to test for any existing conditions.
An ultrasound can give your doctor a lot of valuable information, such as:
• If a growth is fluid-filled or solid.
• The number of growths.
• here the growths are located.
• Whether a growth has distinct boundaries.
• Blood flow to the growth.
Ultrasounds can also detect a goiter, a swelling of the thyroid gland.
You may need a thyroid ultrasound to diagnose dysfunction or suspected abnormalities of the thyroid gland. Indications include assessing the presence of a goiter, determining the origin and growth of a lump, differentiating between cysts and solid masses, and evaluating the potential malignancy of an abnormal growth.
A thyroid ultrasound detects thyroid and neck masses, differentiates between benign and malignant nodules, assists in guiding fine needle aspiration biopsies, and evaluates for conditions like goiters or nodules. It can also check for underactive or overactive thyroid glands.
The duration of a thyroid ultrasound is typically short, often completed within a few minutes.
Coverage for a thyroid ultrasound depends on your specific insurance plan. It’s advisable to check with your insurance provider for details.