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What Is Ground Glass Nodules In The Lung
Could be lots.: "ground glass" is a term that radiologists use to describe the way the lung appears on a ct scan or xray. It can be caused by a number of things - fluid buildup, bruising to the lungs, chronic lung disease, infection, or small airway collapse from laying down too long. Depending on your symptoms, your doctor will order more tests to determine the cause and appropriate treatment, if any. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What does a ground glass pattern in the lung bases suggesting edema or atelectectasis mean on my ct of my lungs?
See a pulmonologist: you need a work up to determine the etiology of the abnormality ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Pet scan can tell physicians more about whether a lesion has metabolic activity and if they are potentially more concerning. To understand more about why a pet scan was recommended please read here: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/pet-scan.Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whar is abnormal area of ground glass shadowing in right upper lobe and tiny nodule on the left mean?
Inflammation: Ground glass shadow on ct scan usually means an inflammatory process which could be infectious or could be related to interstitial lung disease, of which there are many varieties. A tiny nodule, if less than 3-5 mm at your age is not likely significant, and is most likely post-inflammatory. The important thing is to obtain serial follow up to determine activity. Stay in touch with your md. ...Read more
What is a dense 8mm left lower nodule of the lung? Dense nodular opacity in the left lower lobe is likely a calcified granuloma. What does that mean to me?
Inflammation in heart, episode of V-Tach, small cysts throughout the lungs, patchy ground glass opacity. Should sarcoid be considered.
Sarcoid: Sarcoid is a possibility but other pathology is also quite possible ...Read more
Liner opacity is partially visulized in the periphery of the visualized left lung base, likley part of the major fissure rather than a pulmonary node.
Lung plural mass..is that mean it's on the lung surface or part on the mass on the lung and the other part inside the lung ...thank you ?
Pleural mass: A PLEURAL mass means that something of a tumorous nature involves the LINING of the lungs. The mass is BASED in the pleura. It could be extended into the lung. You'd need more information from tests or biopsy procedures to know to what extent spread has occurred if at all. More questions? Contact me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more
Can a mass on the thyroid be spread to the right lobe? because I found out that there is a solid nodule on the right lobe of the thyroid
It can: As there are types of cancer that can readily spread locally even in the thyroid. Realize it's also possible to multiple thyroid nodule on both sides without any cancer too. It sounds like you need to review this with your doctor and possibly have a thyroid ultrasound completed to visualize the area. ...Read more
I have a 57x37x56 nodule on my thyroid. It is solid and hetergenously hypoechoic and is hypervascular at the periphery of the lesion. Is it cancerous?
Clubbing: Due to diseased lung and heart, as a cause of low oxygen to body tissues, there is a characteristic bluish color change and swelling in finger nail beds, called clubbing. The exact cause for sporadic clubbing is unknown, with numerous theories as to its cause. Vasodilation (distended blood vessels), secretion of growth factors from the lung etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is histoplasmosis?Does it affects lungs forming very small nodule, bcz of my lung nodule.Can it be seen in ct, ?
Does hypermetabolism in the upper right mass of the lung mean cancer? A PET scan was performed on the person
Is it easy for doctors to tell the difference between calcified nodule in the lung and lung cancer mass ? And what is average age for non smoker?
Difficult to say: I would need to know your history and see the films ...Read more
In the lung, if there is a subplueral nodule in the periphery base, is that an area that can be operated on or no?
Where can I find the best doctor for a fna because the nodule is situated to the neck in the 6-th sector between the carothid and the tracheea and it has only 1, 2 CM ? Thank you
Ask your MD: Ask your primary care provider. He/she should be able to point you in the right direction. ...Read more
Mother has diagnosis of carcinoid of the pleural space (not in the lung). Have you heard of any instance of this and how treated?
I have not: Carcinoid can occur anywhere, but the key question is did it start there (unheard of or very rare), or did it spread to the pleural space from somewhere else (also very rare but more serious, and more plausible). Carcinoid tumors are best treated with surgery, but only if complete resection is feasible. It does no good to have surgery if the entire tumor cannot be removed. ...Read more
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