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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Concerning: There's no easy answer, Albert. A hilar mass may be lung cancer, or it may be trivial. Here in Kansas City, most of us have old histoplasmosis scars 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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Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: Do you have a specific question? I would be happy to review this with you.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Needs Biopsy: Is there a known primary cancer? If not, you will need a biopsy of one of the nodes. Your doctor may suggest a mediastinoscopy and biopsy to get a tis ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: It needs to be investigated hilar mass could be enlarged nodes unlikely to be due to pneumonia.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Talk to your doctor: This is a potentially very severe situation. The adenopathy or hilar mass may be causing a post-obstructive pneumonia, or the hilar lesions and the p ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: Recurrent pneumonia can cause chronic scarring in the lung, but pneumonia itself not known to cause cancer or lung mass.
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ask pulmonologist: A lung mass is always of concern. Sometimes it can be determined to be benign simply by comparing xrays or CT scans over time. Often it must be biopsi ... Read More
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