A 1-year-old male asked:
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16 mo old had a chest xray.what does mild perihilar interstitial prominence.mild bandlike atelectasis and/or infiltrate at the medial lt base mean?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/workup: If your baby had a viral infection, these are commonly associated findings. The band of atelectasis is a small area of lung that is closed down, usually by mucus plugs.
Answered on Oct 6, 2015

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