What Is a Perihilar Lung Mass?

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Perihilar lung mass is the swelling or uncontrollable growth of cells of the lungs, in the area around the hilum. It is very common among smokers as the effect of tobacco is said to accelerate the growth and hence once detected, it is important to seek medical advice on how to treat it.
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"Perihilar" is a tern designates the area of the lung around the hilum, a triangular depression where the major arteries and airways enter and leave the rest of the lung
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Lung masses can vary in cause from benign to cancerous. The smallest masses, or "coin lesions" are often only discovered from an x-ray or ultrasound. As the mass grows,
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Many of you have written to me after receiving the news that you have a lung mass. How scary. And how totally confusing. First it helps to define what a lung mass is. A lung mass
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There is a chance it's"benign"..not likely though, sorry...Any mass in the lungs, especially in a smoker, is not good news. Source(s): Fervent anti-smoker...I hate the misery
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