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What is bilateral hillar peribronchial thickening and hillar nodes in lungs. Do they have any correlation and what is there treatment?

What is bilateral  hillar  peribronchial thickening and hillar nodes in lungs. Do they have any correlation and what is there treatment?

Bronchial thickening: Is from chronic inflammation of your bronchial tubes from bronchitis - excessive secretions due to infection, allergens, exposure to pollutants, smoking etc. The hilar lymph nodes are due to the bronchitis and other lung conditions such as infection/pneumonia, tuberculosis, autoimmune conditions, etc. We treat the underlying condition and the symptoms as well. Take care ! ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Does surgery effect dead lung tissue?

Does surgery effect dead lung tissue?

Depends: Depending on situation surgery may be required to remove dead or devitalized lung tissue. ...Read more

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Can TB lympadentitis cause lung tissue scarring without having pulmonary tb?

Can TB lympadentitis cause lung tissue scarring without having pulmonary tb?

Depends: Tb settles in lung and nodes commonly. Depending on area and degree of scarring, nodes and lung( Ghon complexes) and pleura can be affected and scar and calcify over time. ...Read more

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How does the lung tissue of a smoker look in comparison to a healthy lung tissue?

How does the lung tissue of a smoker look in comparison to a healthy lung tissue?

Normal lung: Is pink, moist and bubbly. A smoked lung is black, rift with holes, non-pliant. ...Read more

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A 5 y. O. Child with shortness of breath & clearing her thoat, X-ray showed high density lung tissue markings. What is it? Pls recommend a tratment.

A 5 y. O. Child with shortness of breath & clearing her thoat, X-ray showed high density lung tissue markings. What is it?  Pls recommend a tratment.

Several possibls: Without doing an exam and seeing the x-ray it leaves too much to speculate about.This could be a mild viral process or a true pneumonia. The primary ordering the x-ray has more data to work with and should provide the diagnosis and plan for treatment. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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