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spiculated lung mass

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tushar Patel
26 years experience Radiology
Probable biopsy: A spiculated mass is often worrisome for cancer. However this also could be from a prior lung infection. Your doctors may consider a needle biopsy o ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Lung mass: Unfortunately, that is a suspicious sounding mass, and unless there is some clinical history that might provide a potential explanation(e.g. certain o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Spiculated lung mass: Could be serious. It is likely that 3 months would not affect anything ultimately but the timing of the biopsy should be up to the physician managing ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Ok: Can wait 3 months. Your dad has a significant risk factor - smoking. Also not unreasonable to do biopsy now.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Possibly: A 1.5 cm spiculated lung nodule should be further evaluated, especially if the patient is a current / former smoker. Pet scan study might help to det ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Spiculated nodule: Spiculated nodule is a warning sign for lung cancer, needs to be followed with serial lung scans and biopsy in some cases. Consult a pulmonologist . I ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Could be high or low: Depending on their size, other tests that might be next (pet scan), your history and whether you smoked tobacco. It's good to see someone who speciali ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Follow up: with your physician. It may need additional evaluation, most likely a chest CT if you only have had a chest xray. Depending on the CT findings, it m ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
PSMA scan: This technique of scanning detects prostate specific involvement. However, I feel your oncologist or urologist should review the study with the radiol ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Met: I would recommend avoiding this vapor and its related pulmonary adverse effects.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo isai Perez munoz
Specializes in General Practice
It depends: There are kinds of tummour according to the morphology of the cells, that are more sensitive to radiation than others, if your Dr choose radioablation ... Read More
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