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Ct images show scattered subcentimeter pulmonary nodules in the lungs. majority of these are not visibly fdg-avid above regional background on pet scanning, but a 6 mm subpleural nodule in the left upper lobe laterally does show faint uptake suv= 1.4?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

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 images may be uploaded for a virtual health tap opinion. Considerations include infections and malignancy.

Answered 1/26/2020

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