Benefits and Risks- Thyroid Ultrasound
- Thyroid Ultrasound allows radiologists to identify thyroid lumps in the throat.
- Thyroid Ultrasound is a noninvasive, painless and quick exam of the thyroid.
- Ultrasound imaging of the thyroid is extremely safe and does not use ionizing radiation.
- Thyroid Ultrasound gives a clear picture of soft tissues that do not show up well on x-rays.
- There are no known harmful effects of a thyroid ultrasound.