A 27-year-old member asked:
i had a ct done on my abdominal area and it found a 3mm non calcified subpleural nodule seen posterolaterally in the left lower lobe. thoughts?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Nodulle in lung: You need to see a pulmonary speacialist as soon as possible to further investigate this nodule it needs to be biopsied through cat guided biopsy or through bronchoscopy.
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Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Frequent finding: Ct's frequently show "incidental" findings. In most cases, they do not represent any serious disease. Often your radiologist and physician will recommend some follow-up, such as repeating the ct in about 3 months to make sure the nodule isn't growing (ie a possible cancer, rather than old scar). If you are at high risk for lung cancer (a smoker), more tests might be ordered immediately.
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Last updated Apr 3, 2021
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