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what does it means by ptb infiltrates

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Dr. Raff knows!: Please see his reply to: pulmonary tuberculosis with undetermined activity -- https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/ptb-with-undetermined-activity
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulmonologist: TB does have a propensity to involve the upper lobes and is suspected as a cause of these chest xray findings. A pulmonologist is best qualified to re ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Ptb : Pulmonary tuberculosis is recommended by the radiologist to be included in the possibilities for the structural findings in the lung. By activity ther ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
This suggests that: You have increased tissue density in multiple areas of the lung. What that increased density represents can be various things like infection, fluid, ... Read More
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