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My mom age 60yrs had severe cough with expectorant since 6yrs , ct lungs shows small calification nodule in sub pleural region in rt basal lung?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Calcified: Th cough and the nodule may not be related. A calcified nodule is frequently benign. If it is the only abnormality on scan, commonly recommended is another scan 3-6 months later to be certain it's not growing. If no growth in 3-6 months, another scan at 1 year might be suggested.
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