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Lung Cancer

Lung Nodule

05/27/2010

Question:

A chest xray has shown that I may have a 10mm lobulated nodule within the left upper lobe. It could reflect summation artifact as a result of the first rib. How worried should I be?

Answer:

A CT scan of the chest is required. Thank you.

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Response by:

Susan  Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of
Thoracic Surgery
Molecular, Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University