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Calcified granuloma in right upper lobe. Non calcified nodules in left upper, right middle, right upper lobes. Indications?

i recvd medical report today ..says there is a 2mm calcified granulom in left upper lobe. there is 3mm non-calcified nodule in the left upper lobe. there is a 4mm non-calcified nodule in right middle lobe there are two non-calcified nodule in the right upper lobe measuring 5 and 7 mm. in a nutshell what does this mean to me? thanks.
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Hi,

Calcified granuloma indicates healed granuloma. These calcified granuloma are present in left upper lobe of lung .Most common cause for this is old tuberculosis of lung

Non calcified nodule are present in R) upper lobe and middle lobule.You require sputum analysis for AFB to rule out reactivation of TB.

Consult chest physician for further plan and treatment
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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