nodular opacity

nod·u·lar o·pac·i·ty

a solitary, round, circumscribed shadow found in the lung on chest radiograph; causes include granuloma, primary or metastatic carcinoma, benign tumor, vascular malformation.
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Reticular Opacities Reticular HRCT CXR [chi square] p Value Opacity N % N % Present 34 85 28 70 2.580 0.108 Absent 6 15 12 30 Total 40 100 40 100 Nodular Opacity Nodular HRCT CXR [chi square] p Value Opacity N % N % Present 27 67.5 14 35% 8.455 0.003 Absent 13 32.5 26 65% Total 40 100 40 100 NODULAR OPACITY NODULAR OPACITY HRCT 27 CXR 14 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Chest radiography revealed focal nodular opacity in the right middle lung zone.
Bilateral multiple nodular opacity, a patchy shadow, and small cavitary lesions are often observed on chest radiography; however, these observations do not constitute a basis for definitive diagnosis.
The mammography of the right breast showed an external perinipple nodular opacity of 15/10 mm, with partially net outline, with several amorphous calcifications (Figure 2).
The right breast mammography revealed a perinipple nodular opacity of 15x10 mm with partially net outline and several amorphous calcifications.
Physical examination detected diffuse rales, and chest radiographs showed a diffuse nodular opacity and bronchial thickening, confirmed by high-resolution computed tomography (CT) of the chest (Figure, panel A).
Chest X-ray showed nodular opacity in left upper zone likely to be an old solidified granuloma and the rest of lung fields were clear but blunting of left cardiophrenic angle was noted which later showed on ultrasonography to be pleural thickening.
A chest X-ray showed a small nodular opacity in the right upper lung.
A nodular opacity was detected anteriorly on the lateral view.
A preoperative chest radiograph taken before open reduction and internal fixation to repair the fracture showed a 2-cm nodular opacity in the right upper hemithorax.
In our present study the most commonly occurred pattern was the 'nodular opacity' pattern, being seen in 100% cases.
On CT, nodular opacity were seen in all, while confluent consolidation were seen in 37% and CWALV in 69% of patient.

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