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Subpleural Nodules In Both Lungs
Way are common causes of multiple small non calcified lung nodules in both lungs that has remained same size in 4 months besides cancer?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I had a CT colonostrophy (?) and was surprised when the colo-rectal surgeon told me that the most serious issue was nodules in both lungs, particularl
Lung nodules: Are very common, and most (>95%) are not cancer. The larger the nodule, the greater the probability of cancer. Its is quite common for lung nodules to be found on abdominal ct scans. The bottom of the lung and the top of the abdomen share some real estate, and abdominal cts are a common source of referrals to lung doctors that specialize in lung nodules. ...Read more
Ct chest scan showed several small 2 mm noncalcified but stable pulmonary nodules in both lungs.Should i be concerned. What symptoms could this cause?
Probably not: 2mm nodules are quite small. If these nodules have not grown(monitored by ct) over significant period of time (months), the likelihood of malignancy is small. These are probably granulomas or scar tissue secondary to previous infection. ...Read more
Pleural/subpleural: A pleura is a serous membrane which folds back onto itself to form a two-layered membrane structure.The thin space between the two pleural layers is known as the pleural cavity and normally contains a small amount of pleural fluid. The outer pleura (parietal pleura) is attached to the chest wall. The inner pleura (visceral pleura) covers the lungs and adjoining structures.The subpleura is below it ...Read more
I have a subpleural solitary lung nodule in the peripheral of the lung base. 2mm. I am 28/f. Smoked for 9 years, but quit 4 years ago. Cancer? Scared!
What does a 7 mm right apical bleb. A 3mm subpleural right apical nodule and minimal pleural based nodularity at the left lung apex ?
What do you recommend if I had a cat scan with IV dye and doctors found a 2.8 mm subpleural upper lobe nodule on my lung- just wondering what does that mean?
Incidental nodule: According to the Fleischner Society guidelines, if you are a low risk patient(nonsmoker etc..), no follow up is necessary for a nodule this size. The risk of malignancy is miniscule. If you are a higher risk patient, follow up CT in 12 months, and if no change, no further follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I've had a CT scan of mu lungs and there was a subpleural nodule found 6mm should I get a pet scan? And could this be cancerous?
Ct lungs-small calcified subpleural nodule in rt base.Symptoms nagging cough with expectorant since 6yrs.Is it dangerous?
Ct chest adrenal nodule 1.9 CM right. Lungs demonstrate babisalar dependent atelectasis small subpleural bullae noted right up lobe trace pericardial?
Adrenal eval: Hi. The adrenal nodule needs to be evaluated. What were the Hounsfield units on the non-contrast scan of the nodule? Your endocrinologist will determine: 1) if it's producing any hormones, and 2) if it's growing. If high Hounsfield units, it needs sooner evaluation. Any hirsutism, amenorrhea, diabetes, serious high blood pressure, sweating, headache, palpitations, etc? Good luck! ...Read more
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