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Mild left basilar atelectasis on Mari of abdomen

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be fine: Incidental findings are always worrisome through the surprise element they bring, and atelectasis or partially deflated lung is among the most common ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Atelectasis: IF no fever or particular symptoms would not be concerned.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Ultrasound?: Atelectasis is probably not a big deal. Liver may have a problem such as enlargement or nonspecific disease such as steatosis. Liver function te ... Read More
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Collapse: Atelectasis refers to a partial collapse of the lung. Usually due to shallow breathing or other infirmary. This is common after surgery, when due to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No, that: is a common incidental finding of doubtful significance.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Several possibilitie: that I cannot assess without directly examining you. AND.... holding onto too much fluid OR fluid seeping out of vessels that can't hold it in. Liver ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CT: The PA pressure causes the liver to enlarge by back pressure. The large liver can cause some basilar atelectasis. They are all related.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
25 years experience General Surgery
Atelectasis: Yes, your atelectasis can result in pneumonia if you don't start taking deep breaths to open up and expand your lungs. Didn't they give you an incent ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Common : ask your doctor usually they. Check for TB and rarely other disease can present with apical scarring
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Atelectasis: This means there is scarring or a small area of collapsed lung at the base of the left lung.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. David Prologo
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Poor inspiration: Probably related to a poor inspiratory effort when the radiograph was taken. Often times if people are in pain or are obese they cannot take a big bre ... Read More
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