Lung Cancer Community
What does this mean?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to lung cancer.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

What does this mean?

What does the following mean?

Mass in lower right hilum extending into right lower lobe.
Appearances consistent with primary lung tumor.
Subcarinal lymphadenopathy present.

There are enlarged subcarinal lymph nodes, the largest measuring 3.5 x 2.3 cm.
Related Discussions
Avatar_m_tn
Hi,

This image you described is suggestive of lung cancer (this is what is meant by "primary lung tumor" - the lymphadenopathy is suggestive of spread of disease to the lymph nodes) . The diagnosis however would require a biopsy. No amount of imaging would make the diagnosis certain.

The person from whom this image was taken should see a doctor straightaway and discuss the best method/approach to obtaining the biopsy.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Lung Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank