worn tennis ball appearance

A fanciful descriptor for the ‘fuzzy’ margins surrounding a well-circumscribed peripheral adenocarcinoma of the lung seen in a plain chest film, an appearance that contrasts with a smooth margin more typical of a peripheral squamous cell carcinoma
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worn tennis ball appearance

Imaging A fanciful descriptor for the 'fuzzy' margins surrounding a well-circumscribed peripheral adeno CA of the lung seen in a plain CXR, an appearance that contrasts with a smooth margin more typical of a peripheral SCC. See Squamous cell carcinoma.
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