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White mass on chest x-ray, what does this signify?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Nonspecific

Large density in lungs on chest radiograph can be seen in pneumonia, volume loss, hemorrhage, and tumors.

In brief: Nonspecific

Large density in lungs on chest radiograph can be seen in pneumonia, volume loss, hemorrhage, and tumors.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Larry Grissom
Radiology
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In brief: It depends

Something is blocking the x-ray beam passing through your lungs that causes the "white mass".
Most commonly pneumonia. Cancer can cause a white mass, but much less common. Ask your doctor that ordered the exam what the next step should be depending on your symptoms and cigarette smoking history.

In brief: It depends

Something is blocking the x-ray beam passing through your lungs that causes the "white mass".
Most commonly pneumonia. Cancer can cause a white mass, but much less common. Ask your doctor that ordered the exam what the next step should be depending on your symptoms and cigarette smoking history.
Dr. Larry Grissom
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