What does remote granulomatous disease in lungs mean?

Encounter to TB. If there is a sign of remote granulomatous disease in your lung, it means that the radiologist saw some calcification in your xray. The majority of these cases means that patient at some point was infected with tuberculosis, but her or his body controlled the infection. There are other granulomatous diseases beside tuberculosis infection such as histoplasmosis which is endemic in some areas of usa.

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Chest CT scan showed nodules are gone. Report also stated granulomatous disease. What does that mean? I don't have follow up until next week.

Benign. Granulomatous disease is usually caused by prior infection by histoplasma fungus. This is benign and quite common. Nothing you describe sounds worrisome.