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can breast (benign) calcifications show up as a 2 mm lung nodule on ct w/o iodine? so scared! node on ct in apr. 14 and oct. 14. recheck tomorrow.

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Benign calcifications in the breast are common but they should not cause or be mistaken for a lung nodule. Lung nodules can have many causes and are not necessarily malignant but the are not generally associated with benign breast calcifications. Hope this was some help. Best of luck.

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