The diagnostic accuracy of a solitary pulmonary nodule, using thin-section high resolution CT: a solitary pulmonary nodule by HRCT.

@article{Takanashi1995TheDA,
  title={The diagnostic accuracy of a solitary pulmonary nodule, using thin-section high resolution CT: a solitary pulmonary nodule by HRCT.},
  author={Norihiro Takanashi and Yuko Nobe and Hiroshi Asoh and Tokujiro Yano and Yukito Ichinose},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={105-12}
}
A solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) less than 2 cm in diameter of 60 patients was evaluated with thin-section, high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT). The presence of an irregular margin, speculation, convergence of the surrounding structure, an air bronchogram and the involvement of more than 3 vessels was observed more frequently in malignant nodules than in benign nodules. When one point was given for each finding, the mean total scores of each histologic type were as follows… CONTINUE READING

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