Pure ground glass nodules
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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
- adenocarcinoma in situ of lung
- minimally-invasive adenocarcinoma of lung
- invasive adenocarcinoma of lung
- atypical adenomatous hyperplasia of lung
- focal interstitial fibrosis
Treatment and prognosis
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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