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I got my results of my routine lung scan. I have a 4 mm nodule and mild wall thickening, also. Do any of you know if this could be the early start of lung fibrosis?

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Gizelle,
Thanks for letting us know the results of your lung scan. I'm not sure what is indicative of the nodule and wall thickening. I found on our ISN Pulmonary Fibrosis page an article on PH and ILD that states

"ILD in scleroderma appears radiographically as symmetric, lower-lobe predominant, reticular or reticulonodular opacities. High resolution computer tomographic scanning (HRCT) can reveal abnormalities not visible on chest radiographs, such as septal and subpleural linear opacities, ground-glass opacities, and subpleural cysts."

Please discuss these results with your pulmonologist. Are you scheduled for a pulmonary function test?

Big Hugs,


Janey Willis

ISN Support Specialist

(Retired) ISN Assistant Webmaster

(Retired) ISN News Director

(Retired) ISN Technical Writer for Training Manuals

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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Hi Janey. I did have pulmonary function test, brfore the scan, and it was normal. Thanks for the information. Gizelle

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