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Lung mass vs nodule

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Same thing: Lung nodule, lung mass, spot, tumor, lesion ... All mean the same thing.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Variable: Most small masses, nodules, lesions of that size are asymptomatic! the incidental finding is good luck. Depending on exact location, bronchoscopy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Liver mass: No. Lung and liver nodules are common findings on ct scan. Depending on clinical setting no treatment may be indicated other than a follow up ct. In s... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Possible: But not sure without tissue biopsies. There are individual lesions and associated benign lesions.
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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Many possibilities: Without seeing your daughter or the imaging, it is not possible too say what it is but it is necessary to proceed with a thorough evaluation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Yes, it: is relatively simple to determine the pattern of calcification of a lung nodule on a CT scan. Sometimes it is possible to do that on a chest xray as w... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: I would like to review the CT and your history, and a virtual appointment may be booked online. The CT may be uploaded to the portal. Based on your de... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Focal nodular: hyperplasia is a benign liver lesion, and unrelated to lung nodules or brain lesions. Tiny lung nodules in an average risk patient that are stable fo... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Unclear question: A calcified nodule is usually the end result of a healed infection. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Not great: If need to they might do pet scan otherwise its metastatic till otherwise proven.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Lung nodule: Features of lesions that are likely non-cancerous : size<3cm, smooth, round, calcified, age<50, non-smoker etc. But it does need to be monitored... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Time has taught me..: ..That with cancer almost anything is possible. That said, it would be unlikely for a 1cm lung "nodule" to go only to the orbit, especially if it is n... Read More
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