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mass on the lung what does that mean

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Pleural mass: A PLEURAL mass means that something of a tumorous nature involves the LINING of the lungs. The mass is BASED in the pleura. It could be extended into ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Possibly: Hypermetabolism? Dosent sound right. However any mass such as this should now be biopsied for tissue diagnosis.
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Doesn't sound good: Hi. Going solely on what you've told us, it doesn't sound good. The doctor(s) involved in the patient's care WILL explain the result. Good luck to the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Hilar mass: Hilar mass is usually due to swollen lymph glands in the chest cavity. There are several reasons for swollen glands such as infections, cancer and sar ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: If it is irritating part of the airway, or lining (pleura) of the lung.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: A mass in the lung can irritate the lining of the lung, also called the pleura. This can either cause a charp pain in the chest called pleuritic pain ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It sounds like a--: -primary malignant lutg tumor that has metastasized to the other organs. You are an adult now so give her what support she needs. Advice 2 you, lo ... Read More
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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 years experience Cardiology
What kind of hernia?: It depends on the location of the hernia and what kind of surgery was done. Surgery for a hiatal hernia or diaphragmatic hernia may cause scar near th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Coarse markings: is simply a technical radiologic term. It needs to be corelated with your clinical symptoms. Hope this helps.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
It depends: Shadow is a general term used in describing objects on a chest radiograph. For instance the heart creates a shadow on the x-ray. Can you be any more s ... Read More
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