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Pulmonary Nodules or Masses

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A pulmonary nodule is a well-circumscribed opacity measuring up to or equal to 3 cm in diameter. A mass is a lesion more than 3 cm in diameter. The principles of evaluation are the same for nodules and masses, and for the rest of this chapter, the term nodule is used.

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  • Pneumonia
  • Pseudotumor
  • Carcinoma
  • Cavitation
  • Nodule
  • Coin-lesion
  • Effusion
  • Kohn
  • Alveolus
  • Metastasis
  • Biopsy
  • Aspergillosis

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Singh, H., Neutze, J.A., Enterline, J.R. (2015). Pulmonary Nodules or Masses. In: Singh, H., Neutze, J., Enterline, J. (eds) Radiology Fundamentals. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10362-4_12

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