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Lung Cancer

Possible lung cancer?

05/22/2009

Question:

I recently had a CT scan of the Thorax. Symptoms were 3 months mid back pain slight shortness of breath. How to Interpret Ct findings ? Medial Right Apical Sub pleural cyst 2.7 x 2.6 cm ? Nodal mass AP window measuring 1.6 x 1.3 cm. Please help as I/m still wait for my Follow up appointment 2 weeks now

Answer:

Thank you for your question. Your anxiety is understandable. However, it is difficult to comment on the significance of these findings without a clinical encounter and reviewing the CT scan. It is reasonable to contact your provider at this point to initiate discussion regarding any further plans.

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Response by:

Patrick  Nana-Sinkam, MD Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD
Associate Professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University