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Examples of nodules with morphological characteristics uniformly scored by six or seven observers.

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posted on 09.11.2017, 18:34 by Sarah J. van Riel, Francesco Ciompi, Mathilde M. Winkler Wille, Asger Dirksen, Stephen Lam, Ernst Th. Scholten, Santiago E. Rossi, Nicola Sverzellati, Matiullah Naqibullah, Rianne Wittenberg, Marieke C. Hovinga-de Boer, Miranda Snoeren, Liesbeth Peters-Bax, Onno Mets, Monique Brink, Mathias Prokop, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Bram van Ginneken

Every nodule is displayed in axial plane. Images show a field of view of 60 x 60 mm, in which the nodule is centered. From left to right: A) Solid malignant nodule, 13 mm, with spiculation; B) Part-solid malignant nodule, 17 mm, with retraction of a fissure; C) Solid malignant nodule, 30 mm, with distortion of surrounding architecture; D) Solid benign nodule, 11 mm, with a well-defined border.