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xray shows calcification spot on lung and spleen

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Those symptoms: Are not particularly suggestive of disseminated histo? Did you get histo in sc? Likely not.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Monitor only: There is a good chance this is an inactive process that needs only occasional monitoring. Removal of such a focus would entail excision of the involve ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: an old pre-patella bursitis... Ever have a swollen knee just below your knee cap???????????????????????? Hope this helps you! Dr Z
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
TB: The most likely cause would be healed tuberculosis in which case you should have a positive TB skin test or blood test such as quantiferon TB gold tes ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Opacity: The question to your doctor should be - is this an incidental pulmonary nodule or something more concerning. If the ct angio was done for something c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There may be several possible conditions associated with these findings. Infections may cause cysts. I would suggest a TB test and uploading the scan ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farid Qazi
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See your doctor: Your question could mean a lot depending on your history, you are quite young why did you have a CT? do you already have any kind of cancer, what Cyst ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It could: be a number of things, from innocuous to serious, but more details would are necessary to narrow it down. For example, what is the size?
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possiblities: You should consult your doctor. What kind of abnormalities and how big the nodules on lungs? Those information are needed to guide further investigati ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience Radiology
Commonly done: It is common to recommend a dedicated ct of the chest if a nodule is identified on abdominal ct (especially one that is more than 4 mm in size). Ther ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs biopsy: It may be sarcoidosis, or carcinoma with metastasis in liver and lymph nodes and in my opinion you may need biopsy to make the diagnosis.Ask your pulm ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Lung nodule: Ct would better define the nodule. Old chest (if any) x-rays may also be reviewed to determine if the nodule is detected and if there has been an int ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Do they give a size: for the "subpleural nodular density"? There are a litany of potential causes, from chronic to acute, from inflammatory to neoplastic, from no concern ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
"Granuloma": The airways are a common portal of entry of organisms that can cause an inflammatory reaction we call granulomatous. As these age, they become more sc ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: The image may be uploaded to an inbox consult for guidance. Depending on your history and the appearance of the nodule, you may need a chest CT and fu ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No telling: Without actually seeing the images and even discussing with the radiologist who read them, it is no telling what this can be.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Depending on the severity of the copd, it will show up on a ct scan. There can be emphysema and airway thickening which represents chronic bronchitis. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Diaz
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Nodule: A 6mm nodule is a relatively common finding. Many times these are benign resulting from old infections or exposures. It becomes more worrisome in a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possible: The possibility of cancer is almost always there. The risk depends on the smoking history, family history of cancer, the size of the mass, etc.. Smok ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Sabb
24 years experience Sports Medicine
Great idea: Hi, good question. I agree with doc wanting full lung ct. A nodule was seen in the lower aspect of the lung. Question is: now how does the rest of ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: on size of lesions and risk factors such as smoking. However, first follow up scan is typically in 3 months. More scans will follow, usually every 12 ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rothfeld
36 years experience Radiology
???: How old are you and do you have a history of smoking or cancer.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Discuss w/ provider: Perhaps a pulmonary or gastrointestinal specialist here will answer you too, but in any case - this is something to discuss w/ your own provider. It's ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That means: that it went away(resolved). Good news.

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