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A 54-year-old male asked:

Chest x ray. small opacity left base believed to be a confluence of shadows. what does confluence of shadows mean in radiology?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
One possibility: You may have a virtual consult on HT and upload the image/report. In general it means that there are several areas which come together to create one area of opacity. If you smoke, please quit smoking and follow up for any pulmonary symptoms.
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