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A 67-year-old male asked:

What does faint opacity at lateral left lung base mean?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Nondiagnostic: Such a report requires the ordering physician to sit down with the radiologist who interpreted the chest xray and ask the radiologist for a differential diagnosis,get advice about additional testing like a ct scan or follow-up chest rays or whether consultation with a pulmonologist or thoracic surgeon is advisable. An opacity could be a scar or an early growth or be nothing serious.

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