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Reticular densities: The reticular interstitial pattern refers to a complex network of curvilinear opacities that usually involved the lung diffusely. They can be subdivided by their size (fine, medium or coarse). The subdivision refers to the size of the lucent spaces . Reference http://radiopaedia.org/articles/reticular-and-linear-pulmonary-opacification ...Read more
I would like to know more regarding my diagnosis of reticular erythmatosis mucinosis (rem disease). I have been told its a rare skin disease. ?
It is rare: Reticular erythematous mucinosis (rem) syndrome is a rare skin disease that predominantly affects the chest area of middle-aged women. The cause is unknown. However, exposure to sunlight may contribute to the condition. Treatment includes: little exposure to sun, antimalarial tablets, topical and/or oral corticosteroids, or even pulsed dye. I hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Many years: 1-3mm reticular veins are scattered throughout the subcutaneous tissue, and some feed spider veins (hence feeder veins). Vv are >4mm, and can result from enlarged rv; however, most are saphenous type arising as branches of incompetent great/small saphenous vein, or non-saphenous type from incompetent pelvic veins, or incompetent perforators. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have irregular ground glass and reticular opacities in both lungs without zonal predominance . What does this mean to me ?
Many possibilities: Need to see lung specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the meaning of apicolordotic view shows coarse reticular and hazy densities in the right lung apex?
Heading toward dx: It means there is something in the uppermost part of the right lung that needs to be further evaluated, unless the diagnosis is already known. The x ray interpretation you provided suggests to me it's most likely to be an infectious problem, but a number of causes need to be considered. ...Read more
29, have varicose&reticular veins behind both knees. Getting removal in Jan, but seem to be getting bigger and multiplying. What could be causing this?
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