Pure ground glass nodules

Pure ground glass lung nodules are a subtype of ground glass lung nodules where there is no associated solid component.

They have been shown to represent various pathologies such as 1,3

According to one study, conducted in nodules measuring between 3-20 mm over a two-year period without a history of malignancy, 90% did not grow on follow up 2.

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Article information

rID: 28314
Systems: Chest, Oncology
Section: Gamuts
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pure ground glass lung nodules
  • Pure ground glass pulmonary nodules
  • Pure ground glass nodular opacities
  • Pure ground glass nodular opacity
  • Pure ground glass lung nodule
  • Pure ground glass pulmonary nodule

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    Case 1 : minimally invasive adenocarcinoma of lung
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