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Thyroid ultrasound

Thyroid ultrasound

Thyroid ultrasound uses sound waves that are translated into a 2-dimensional image to produce a picture of the thyroid gland on a monitor. This safe and painless procedure is used in diagnosis of tumors, cysts, or goiters of the thyroid.






Review Date: 5/21/2012
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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