Can multiple lung lesions 3.2 CM in size be detected on a chest X-ray of the lungs?

Yes. The resolution of the cxr is that it can detect nodules as small as 1cm or even smaller depending on the location, i.e., not hidden by the bones or the heart but a 3.2 cm size nodule should definitely be seen.
Usually. Chest xray in most instances should be able to resolve 7 to 10 mm density. Certainly dense lesions of 3.2 cm should be recognized.

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Iwould multiple lung lesions 2.5 CM eeavh in size located on the outer part of the right lung be detected on a chest x ray? My diagnosis is stage4 non

Usually. Sorry for your diagnosis. Not all 2.5cm nodules are the same. Some may have a lower density and be obscured by overlying structures like bones or even old rib fractures. Obese patients can be much more difficult to image optimally. In the main however, the great majority of 2.5cm nodules would be expected to be identified. Read more...
Usually. The smallest lesion on chest radiograph that can be detected is about 5 to 8 mm. A lot depends on its location, peripheral or central. 2.5 cm lesions are easily visualized. Read more...

Can a chest X-ray show clear lungs but 1 month later show multiple lung lesions 2.5 CM in size? Do lesions grow that fast? Or did the radiologist fail?

YES IT CAN. Yes it can, it depends on what the lesions are from.Radiologist can not make such a mistake.A clear lung on chest xray can not be nd same is tru about multiple lesions which develop within a month.You have to follow up this with your doctor to find out what is the cause of these multiple lesions in lung it may be due to infection or some kind of tumors.It definitely needs to be investigated furthe. Read more...