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what is 7 mm region of groundglass attenuation in the right upper lobe

A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
52 years experience Radiology
Inflammation: Ground glass shadow on ct scan usually means an inflammatory process which could be infectious or could be related to interstitial lung disease, of wh ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
24 years experience Internal Medicine
What do you want?: Doctors have to add up ur history,exam,medical problems,your social habits like drinking,smoking and your family history to come to a conclusion.We a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Follow with PCP: You need your doctor to guide you. Any opacities in lungs need to be further investigated as to the cause. Lung nodules may or may not be related. But ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
CT: The fibrotic area of the lung is likely and old area of infection. Ground glass appearance means there is some type of fluid in the airspace. This co ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Follow up: Small nodules are hard to diagnose as biopsy can miss them. Furthermore, it seems there are several in your case. Depending on the size things like p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Various pneumonias: can have an array of symptoms....sometimes the symptoms may not be very severe.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Many causes: Your history of risk factors for lung cancer include your family history, smoking history and the appearance of the nodule. The full report and image ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Images found in diagnostic tests such as CT scans can only be interpreted properly in concert with history, physical and clinical context. " Reticular ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
20 years experience Radiology
Need to follow up!: It is important to note the shape of these nodules. If the edges are irregular or " spiculated" that is more worrisome. Also, the pattern of calcifi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sridhar Shankar
Specializes in Radiology
More info: 5 mm is small. What is the time interval between the scans? If it has been stable for about 2 years, it's benign.

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