The Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

  • J. David Godwin


At the University of Washington we consider a solitary pulmonary nodule to be a discrete, single lung abnormality with well-defined margins. It can be calcified or cavitary and small or large. We do not exclude a lesion over 4 cm, as some authors do, and we do not exclude a lesion when there is accompanying disease in the lungs, as long as the nodule is distinguishable.


Benign Lesion Pulmonary Nodule Primary Lung Cancer Compute Tomog Malignant Nodule 
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