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What does it means by ptb infiltrates

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
There is scarring, most likely from a past infection. if you have no symptoms, it may be followed. Please see your physician.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Treatment plan: If you have a positive TB test and a suspicious Chest Radiograph, a TB treatment plan will be recommended by your physician. It is important to take a... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Xray findings: commonly seen in tuberculosis (TB). Infiltrates are whiter areas seen in the lungs on chest xray. Although TB is the most common cause of bilateral ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Suspect tuberculosis: The radiologist suspects tuberculosis in the lung. It would require additional studies like sputum culture to ascertain the diagnosis. Wish you good h... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Often the apical: regions are difficult to assess on a standard chest X-ray due to multiple overlapping structures. A lordotic view is sometimes used to help sort thin... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Usually and based on location pulmonary tuberculosis is designated by ptb with lesions unknown if active or scars from previous infection. The doc who... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
PTB: This reading of an xray says that the radiologist wants the ordering physician to consider primary tuberculosis as the reason for the changes in the t... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Have no idea what ptb means in your part of the world. Past tuberculous activity???? Never use abbreviations in medicine. Can be deadly.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Clinical findings: Question of age of process in right upper lobe. If symptoms are acute with fever and cough then usually pneumonia which needs antibiotic therapy. If ... Read More