IS Case 376: Right lung nodule - 3 mm
2009 URMC Imaging Sciences
Publication Date: 2010-03-02
Pulmonary nodules are frequently encountered in patients during assessment for unrelated pathology. The clinical dilemma is when should follow up CT be obtained for these lesions. One commonly utilized system is the Fleischner Criteria:
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Low Risk: No smoking or risk factors/history of malignancy.
- MacMahon H, Austin JH, Gamsu G, et al. Guidelines for management of small pulmonary nodules detected on CT scans: a statement from the Fleischner Society. Radiology. 2005 Nov;237(2):395-400. PMID: 16244247