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Abnormal Chest Xray Report In Child
What are the general indications used to determine if a child gets a chest X-ray when she is sick?
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
WHY?: Depends. If there is an important reason why a 7 yr old needs that frequent an x-ray evaluation and not getting the x-ray resulted in harm then the x-rays would be safer than not getting them. Otherwise, the small but not zero risk of exposure cannot be justified. Why would this need to be done and for how long? ...Read more
Let me know the general indications used to determine if a child gets a chest X-ray or CBC when he or she is sick?
Symptoms: The tests done when a patient presents to a physician are based on the patient's past illnesses, age and, especially, presenting symptoms. A physician will do a physical exam and history to assess how ill the child is and go from there to decide what type of further testing, if any, will be required. ...Read more
A chest X-ray report says . Scaring seen in the right upper zone and old healed lesion. Plz tell me what is the it mean. ?
A chest X-ray report says . Scaring seen in the right upper zone and old healed lesion. Plz tell me what is the it mean. ? How will treated.
Hi I am sandeep my question is in my chest X-ray report it say old calcific density left hilar region. Is there any problem in my chest any suggestion?
Calcified node: Usually calcification in hilum on chest xray represent a calcified lymph node related to old non active infection such as histoplasmosis or tuberculosis. This sometimes is associated with calcified nodule in the same lung, particularly tb. Other less common causes are in patients with lymphoma who have been treated successfully. Usually there is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Implications of circular opacity in the left mid zone, vascular, as reported in the chest X-ray report.?
My dad (76 yrs) had a chest X-ray and it was reported that there is a hilar soft tissue lesion -28x30mm and plate atelectatsis. Should i be concerned?
My mantaux test is +ve, but chest X-ray report shows nothing according to doctor.....what is the interpretation ??
NO TB: That you do not have TB.Get a more detailed answer ›
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