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Coarsened lung markings on cxr

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
The CXR: May detect findings in the lungs and between he ribs. Expertise in cxr reading is dwindling so most rely on chest ct to avoid misses and thing that h... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Extremely: low likelihood of lung cancer in this situation.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
I won't worry much: About ur mnimal exposure to asbestos and the minor lung scarring. It takes decades of exposure to asbestos to cause significant damage to ur lungs. Re... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I wouldn't worry: Brief asbestos exposure is very unlikely either to cause scarring -- especially scarring that one radiologist sees and the other doesn't, making it a ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Needs follow up.: Can't ignore this. I would bet the radiologist recommended ct scan. Could be any one of a number of things.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Repeat CXR: If all symptoms gone by now should be okay. Obtain a repeat chest x-ray to make sure resolved.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Cxr: As a physician, tests don't make diagnosis but helps comfirm dr. Clinical suspicionbut when dr. Orders, he has to be sure there is no underlying probl... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
No: A chest x-ray is a very insensitive test for detection of pe. Ct of chest with contrast is the usual exam ordered if there is clinical suspicion of pe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Fayz
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Further evaluation.: First is to compare with any prior chest xray as most findings present for at least two years without change are benign. Otherwise either a followu... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
X-Ray: you need to discuss this with the ordering/examining doctor as they have your history, your results and have done an exam. They are in the best posit... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 46 years experience
Roughly 1/4" to 1/2": Depends on location of the lesion and how dense (white) it is. Smaller lesions can be seen toward the "edge" of the lung. Lesions near the "center" ... Read More

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