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Bibasilar Atelectasis Symptoms
Lung compression.: Atelectasis refers to a compression of lung tissue due to lack of proper expansion during breathing. The term. "Bibasilar" locates this atelectasis to the bottom of the lungs. Could happen after abdominal surgery,for example, with a reduction of diaphragmatic excursion into the abdomen with inspiration. ...Read more
Atelectasis (from greek: ἀτελής, "incomplete" + ἔκτασις, "extension") is defined as the collapse or closure of the lung resulting in reduced or absent gas exchange. It may affect part or all of one lung. It is a condition where the alveoli are deflated, as distinct from pulmonary consolidation. It is a very common finding in chest xrays which needs to be interpreted in the ...Read more
Lung not expanded: Means that atelectatic lung is not fully expanded. Atelectasis can be minor where there are linear areas not fully expanded or more severe where full lobe or segment of lobe of lung collapsed. Don't necessarily need ct. Often diagnosed on chest x ray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The last couple weeks I have had high blood pressure. Bottom number in my bp has not gone below 90. Xray showed mild bibasilar atelectasis. Related?
My xray today showed mildly hyperaerated lungs, and mild bibasilar atelectasis. I have severe pain in my chest. Doc said bronchitis?
Hello, i am 26 years old an recently had a chest ct with dye and it showed thymic tissue, and bibasilar atelectasis... what is this and is it normal?
Not normal: With all these abnormal findings, you need to consult a pulmonologist. The thymic tissue needs further elucidation . What is the reason for the CT chest scan to start with? Do you have myasthenia gravis or some immune defect ? Atelectasis can be explained as airways ending up in a blind alley where there is no longer air sacs to provide air exchange. ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my CT scan of my lungs shows mild bibasilar gravity dependent atelectasis. Reason is shortness of breath.?
No: If you take a few good deep breaths, you'll eliminate it. If cts were free and had no radiation dose, you could prove this by taking a few deep breaths and repeating your scan. ...Read more
I have pulmonary hypertension. having sharp pains under my breast bone. My CT reports bibasilar atelectasis. is there a possibility that its related?
Chest pains: Pulmonary hypertension is generally not related to chest pain. Bibasilar atelectasis can be an indication of viral pneumonia and can cause sharp pains worsening with deep respiration , indicative of what used to be called "pleurisy". If associated with a fever, see a health care professional. ...Read more
What does mucosal thickening of the transverse duodenum, hiatal hernia and dependent bibasilar acelectasis mean?
A bunch of things : "Mucosal thickening of the transverse duodenum" means the lining of the first part of the small intestine is thick. A hiatal hernia is a defect in the diaphragm through which a part of the stomach goes into the chest. "Dependent bibasilar atelectasis" is simply collapse of small lung units because they are at the bottom of the lungs. The thickened lining may be many things. Would talk to your doc. ...Read more
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