What are Thyroid Ultrasounds?
Ultrasounds are frequently used to look for nodules, growths, or tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands. It can be an effective test for screening and diagnosis in these areas.
Because ultrasounds provides real-time images, it is often used to guide procedures such as needle biopsies. Ultrasound may also be used to guide the accurate placement or insertion of a catheter or drainage tube.