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I was just told I have diffuse emphysematous changes, along

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I was just told I have diffuse emphysematous changes, along with a 5mm nodule in the right upper lobe and a 7mm nodule in the right lower lobe with bibasilar atelectasis. I also have hypodense thyroid lessions bilaterally they measure 15mm! Please help me to understand what are the chances of this being cancer? I'm 69 and a very heavy smoker.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


You need a high resolution CT scan...if this was, then there is risk of cancer her.

It depends also on what the nodules look like.

They are small, good.

Please put in the report impression here