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A 29-year-old male asked:

Chest xray results peri bronchial thickening with patchy opactiy noted in the left lower lobe" should i be worried? what does this mean?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Compare to clinical: Non specific description of density in lungs which can be seen with pneumonia or volume loss. Findings on xray always must be correlated with clinical findings in patient. Findings are usually not specific.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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