Pure ground glass nodules

Last revised by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody on 26 Jul 2021

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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Cases and figures

  • Case 1 : minimally invasive adenocarcinoma of lung
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