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how big is 10.mm nodule

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how big is 10.mm nodule
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  PK replied 7 years ago.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
lung nodule measuring 10.0mm ona chest xray
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
lung nodule 10.0mm showing on a chest xray. CT scan is scheduled, just wondering how big this is in comparison to something I would understand
Expert:  PK replied 7 years ago.
Hello,

Thank you for the information.

This is what is referred to as a solitary pulmonary nodule .Your nodule is a centimeter long.

There are various causes that can result in a nodule like this.Your symptoms will help your doctor in coming to a diagnosis.A CT scan helps in giving further information about the nodule.

A nodule like your has to be followed up with another X ray after 3 months to look if it has increased in size or if it has resolved.



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