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Forum Name: Endocrine Cancers

Question: Calcified thyroid nodule /w enlarged lymph nodes


 neala - Mon Nov 19, 2007 9:36 am

I am a 28 year old female and have been having many health issues. The first health issue started when I was 17 years old with many episodes of renal colic. The stones are calcium oxalate and nothing my urologist asked me to do helped. Recently I have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease and have been gluten-free for almost a year now. In the past year and a half I have been having chest pain, rapid heart rate, fatigue and high blood pressure. The blood pressure and heart rate are not as severe anymore, just borderline now. The chest pain is becoming more and more prevelant. For the past year and a half I have had enlarged cervical lymph nodes that increase then decrease in size within weeks. I am being sent to an ENT in Jan. I just had an xray of my cervical spine as I have been having back/neck pain for over 10 years. The xray showed a calcified thyroid nodule. Can this be linked to the enlarged lymph nodes and the symptoms I have been having for so long?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Mon Dec 24, 2007 4:28 pm

User avatar Hello,

Calcification of a solitary thyroid nodule in a young patient should call for further investigations. Whether or not this is related to the cervical lymph node enlargement depends on many factors. Rather than research a possible link between the two findings I think you should invistigate the calcified nodule in its own right.

Please keep this thread updated.

Best wishes and Merry Christmas!

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