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Solitary pulmonary nodule


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Adenocarcinoma - chest x-ray
Adenocarcinoma - chest x-ray

This chest x-ray shows adenocarcinoma of the lung. There is a rounded light spot in the right upper lung (left side of the picture) at the level of the second rib. The light spot has irregular and poorly defined borders and is not uniform in density. Diseases that may cause this type of x-ray result would be tuberculous or fungal granuloma, and malignant or benign tumors.

Pulmonary nodule - front view chest x-ray
Pulmonary nodule - front view chest x-ray

This x-ray shows a single lesion (pulmonary nodule) in the upper right lung (seen as a light area on the left side of the picture). The nodule has distinct borders (well-defined) and is uniform in density. Tuberculosis (TB) and other diseases can cause this type of lesion.

Pulmonary nodule, solitary - CT scan
Pulmonary nodule, solitary - CT scan

This CT scan shows a single lesion (pulmonary nodule) in the left lung. This nodule is seen as the light circle in the upper portion of the dark area on the left side of the picture. A normal lung would look completely black in a CT scan.

Respiratory system
Respiratory system

Air is breathed in through the nasal passageways, travels through the trachea and bronchi to the lungs.





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