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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
What Does 9mm Nodule in Right Apex Mean?
I was told with a chest xray I have a 9mm nodule in right apex and am going to have a PET scan. What is a nodule? Would I have other symptoms?
A nodule is a spot on the lung. It can be benign or malignant. A small nodule wouldn't cause any symptoms.
Sandra L Starnes, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati