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lung mass vs nodule

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Same thing: Lung nodule, lung mass, spot, tumor, lesion ... All mean the same thing.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
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
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
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
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: But not sure without tissue biopsies. There are individual lesions and associated benign lesions.
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
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.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Still confusing: Dx breast ca 2008, what was going on 2008 - 2010? Rt lung mass found incidentally, and increased from ?Mm - how many? Only one? Hx smoking? Age? App ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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
49 years experience Pathology
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 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
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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