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What is a stable nodule

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
Pathology 22 years experience
Seems reasonable: Calcified small lung nodules as you describe are almost always benign and likely a represent a granuloma or hamartoma (a benign growth). A 6-12 month... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Generally, one does: NOT go in and surgically remove multiple nodules in the lungs. A biopsy may be necessary to get a diagnosis, but this would be to obtain a specimen f... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Yes: No significant change in size of thyroid nodule.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Ok to refuse: If the thyroid nodule is stable like you said, there is no need for a repeat biopsy (unless the last one didn't get enough materials or if your doctor... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Benign tumor.: There is a nodule in the top of your right lung which appears to be a benign tumor of a type called a hamartoma. These are absolutely nothing to worr... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
BR-Rads 2: BI-RADS 2 means that your mammogram was normal (ie, no cancer), but other findings (eg, cysts) are described in the report. You should continue your ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
No concern: The mammo defines a malignant lesion as a stellate one usually with associated microcalcifications. A sono can suggest the nodule is a fibroadenoma o... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Benign: Bi-RADS is a system used by radiologist to categorize the level of suspicion of breast lesion for cancer. It includes 0-6. BiRADS 2 is benign, meaning... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Features: A granulomatous lesion narrows the differential of a lung opacification. If there is mediastinal adenopathy, a node may be biopsied. TB screening test... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Minimal concern: Like your skin, your breasts can have any number of "blemishes" that aren't cancer. A nodule that is diagnosed as BIRADS-2 can be thought of as a birt... Read More
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