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bilateral perihilar scarring

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
51 years experience Pulmonology
May be old: sounds like old TB or other past infection. If no symptoms don't worry
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease encompasses emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Basically, this means that smoking or another inhalant has made d ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Maturani
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Region Involved: Peri hilar is the region of the lungs where the infection occurs. It is the area where the structures that form the roots of the left lun enter and le ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
X-RAY FINDINGS: The hilum is an area of the lung where the breathing tubes, blood vessels, & many lymph nodes all come together. Findings could represent acute i ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Friesen
43 years experience Family Medicine
Radiology-speak!: The radiologist sees signs of inflammation in the area near the center of the chest called the hilum as well as the basal or bottom portions of the lu ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
X-Ray finding: After taking an x-Ray of your chest and you don't say why the radiologist, who never saw you just your x-Ray, said he saw some non-specific stuff near ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Is infection cleared: If you still has infection , may be you have mesh , some times mesh has to be removed , then only wound will heal. If there is no infection scar wi ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
40 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Apical pleural thickening could be due to TB but it could be due to previous other infections. Blebs may be due to emphysema as well. Are you a smoker ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Scar: Most probably it is a keloid. Topical steroids may help.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Most likely: unless incisional site is red,hot, swollen and painful. MUST be directly observed and palpated with range of motion testing.

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