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Abnormal Chest X Ray Results
A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more
Joint pains all over body, stiffness. Doctor have done esr, cbc, abdominal ultrasound, chest x ray, ekg, urine test all came back normal.
What would cause shortness of breath and pain in left breast chest CT scan normal X-ray normal abg normal EKG abnormal oxygen saturation normal?
It depends...: It depends on the area covered by the x-ray and on how enlarged the lymph nodes are. A chest x-ray would probably show significant lymph node enlargement that may be suspicious for lymphoma in the mediastinal area (inside the chest cavity) and possibly in the supraclavicular (above the collarbone), lower cervical (neck), and axillary (armpit) regions. Inguinal (groin) lymph nodes would not show. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Our report says Chest Apical Lordotic for RUL density ob chest xray: Chest CT is needed to further ealuate the preciously described findings as well?
Why do you ask?: You list no cardiac symptoms. Let me guess -- you had a few palpitations / heart doing flip-flops. If you have fewer than 5 of these per minute, or if your physician's checked you out and they're not the nasty kind, learn to ignore them and consider cutting back the caffeine. If you can keep in sports, or climb three flights of stairs, i'd stop worrying and get on with being a young man. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes if greatly enlar: An enlarged heart can be seen on X-ray or CT scan especially if it is greatly enlarged. However, the cause for the enlargement is usually not apparent by those means. An echocardiogram (ultrasound) usually does a better job. sometimes more specialized tests are needed. However, if this is the 1st time that an enlarged heart was detected, it is best to get it confirmed & identify the cause. GL & TY ...Read more
Yes: A chest x-ray can show different structures in the chest including the trachea and lungs, heart, vessels, bones, and the diaphragm to name a few. They do not see everything and there are other tests to look for and at specific things depending on the clinical issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on your symptoms. If hilar adenopathy is suspected, a CT scan with contrast is indicated. If CHF is suspected, a BNP (blood sample) would be helpful. Regardless, an echocardiogram is indicated to evaluate cardiomegaly (an enlarged heart shadow). Other tests may also be necessary depending on the situation. ...Read more
Up back pain present 2 yrs. Early cdt lung test november 2012 showed mage4 slightly elevated. Ct of chest then ok. Recent chest xray ok. Worry?
Having: Problems understanding your question, but is the pain coming from your neck or shoulder when you move these? ...Read more
Had chest ct scan done due to abnormal chest x-ray the ct scan says small pluralparenchymal opacity in left lung base adjacent several cysts what does it mean?
Mgt: There may be several possible conditions associated with these findings. Infections may cause cysts. I would suggest a TB test and uploading the scan to your virtual EMR. ...Read more
Not the best test: A high resolution CT chest would be the best study to evaluate fibrotic lung disease. ...Read more
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Transthoracic echocardiogram, chest x ray, renal sonogram, lots of blood work by hematologist, lupus test found nothing after splenic infarct. More test?
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