The cause of multiple thyroid nodules is not completely understood, but is thought to be related to changes in thyroid hormone and iodine metabolism. Solitary nodules are more worrisome for the possibility of a tumor in the thyroid gland. These tumors are usually benign, but in order to make the diagnosis, your ENT surgeon often performs surgical removal to be sure that there is no evidence of malignancy.

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