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Pulmonary metastases 

Pulmonary metastases
Pulmonary metastases

S.G. Spiro


July 30, 2015: This chapter has been re-evaluated and remains up-to-date. No changes have been necessary.


Use of PET scanning in diagnosis.

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date: 24 September 2021

Malignant metastasis to the lung is common. It may present as a solitary enlarging nodule, as multiple nodules ranging enormously in size and number, or with diffuse lymphatic involvement. Diagnosis can usually be secured by percutaneous CT-guided biopsy and most suspicious lesions will be PET positive. Surgical excision may prolong survival or result in cure in rare cases....

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