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What is a singer's nodule?

A singer's nodule, also known as a screamer's nodule or a teacher's nodule, is a small, inflammatory or fibrous growth on the vocal cords. It typically occurs in people who constantly strain their voices.

Can sinusitis cause a lung nodule?

Sinusitis does not cause a lung nodule. The causes of a lung nodule are by infections such as bacterial or fungal. A spot on the lung that is about 3 cm or less is considered to be a lung nodule.

What is a solid hypoechoic nodule?

A solid hypoechoic nodule is a solid nodule that sends fewer and weaker waves on ultrasound. The next step if a solid hypoechoic nodule is fine needle aspiration to check for malignancy.

Is hypoechoic nodule a cancer?

A hypoechoic nodule is not necessarily cancer. A biopsy is done to determine if the nodule is malignant. Bilateral or multiple nodules are more likely to be benign. If the size of the nodule is large and bothersome, it is… Full Answer