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Table 3 Histological findings of the pulmonary nodules

From: Pre-operative localization of solitary pulmonary nodules with computed tomography-guided hook wire: report of 181 patients

Histological findings Number of patients (%)
Malignant lesion 107 (59)
 Adenocarcinoma 33
 Squamous cell carcinoma 11
 Large cell carcinoma 3
 Carcinoid tumor 2
 Lymphoma 3
 Metastases 55
Benign lesion 74 (41)
 Hamartoma 11
 Granuloma 15
 Inflammatory disease 18
 Lung fibrosis 8
 Lymph node 18
 Adenomatous atypic hyperplasia 1