Ground-glass density nodule

A ground-glass density nodule (GGN) is a circumscribed area of increased pulmonary attenuation with preservation of the bronchial and vascular margins. A GGN can be:

Although encountered regularly, the incidence of cancer in these nodules has been reported as high as 63% (for partly solid nodules, in one study). Histologically these may represent:

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