In breast cancer patients, pulmonary nodules are frequently considered a metastatic disease or primary lung tumor. We report the case of a 53-year-old woman with early-stage breast cancer (T1micN0M0) presenting with asymptomatic pulmonary nodules in the left upper lobe at follow-up 6 years after she underwent a mastectomy.Cited by: 8.
Sep 12, 2019 · Topic: Anyone thought sm lung nodule is nothing but turned to be mets? " of lung cancer but they say nodules usually don't bother us or we even know they exist. Originally the doc thought the nodule was from an "old" infection such as a virus but am reading too much lately about the bigger ones over 3 cm are more likely to be malignant.
A 63-year-old woman seeks a second opinion regarding a diagnosis of pulmonary sarcoidosis. Chest radiograph and CT revealed two left-upper-lobe spiculated lung masses (1.9 × 1.6 cm and 2.1 × 1.9 cm) and hilar/mediastinal adenopathy (Fig 1). No prior imaging was available for comparison. At an outside hospital, results of CT-guided percutaneous needle biopsy of the lung nodules were negative Cited by: 14.
Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that’s spread from the breasts. The lungs are a common site for breast cancer metastases. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and more.Author: Ann Pietrangelo.
Sep 20, 2019 · Lung nodules are described as "spots" that are 3 centimeters (1.5 inches) in diameter or less (lesions larger than 3 cm are referred to a lung masses. Lung nodules are very common, especially in people who have smoked, but not all lung nodules mean lung cancer; there are many possible causes.