Solitary Pulmonary Nodule (cont.)
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Pictures
X-ray film of a large, well-circumscribed mass in the periphery of the right upper lobe. The mass was later was determined to be a neurilemoma. Click to view larger image.
A 1.5-cm coin lesion in the left upper lobe in a patient with prior colonic carcinoma. Transthoracic needle biopsy findings confirmed this to be a metastatic deposit. Click to view larger image.
Medically reviewed by James E. Gerace, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/11/2015
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