Image of the Week: Pulmonary nodules - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Pulmonary nodules

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This picture depicts a pulmonary nodule. These nodules can be evaluated on their radiologic appearance to determine the likelihood of malignancy.

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Approximately 50% of smokers will develop a pulmonary nodule. High risk features include a nodule size over 20mm, being aged more than 60 years, and non-uniform appearance on CT.To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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Approximately 50% of smokers will develop a pulmonary nodule. High risk features include a nodule size over 20mm, being aged more than 60 years, and non-uniform appearance on CT.

To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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