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My CT scan shows few ill defined linear reticular opacities noted in the superior segment of the left lower lobe. What does it mean?

My CT scan shows few ill defined linear reticular opacities noted in the superior segment of the left lower lobe. What does it mean?

Reticular Opacity: There is a reason why CT scan of chest was ordered by your doctor. This finding needs to be correlated to your clinical symptoms and previous history of exposure to infectious diseases. ...Read more

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Reticular and hazy densities at upper right lobe?

Reticular and hazy densities at upper right lobe?

Infection?: If you are describing findings on a ct of the chest report, then a reticular density or opacity may suggest infection, including tuberculosis. See your doctor to correlate with physical exam and labs. ...Read more

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What are the differences between the pons and the reticular formation?

What are the differences between the pons and the reticular formation?

Anatomy: Pons is a general area within the lower brainstem inferior to the midbrain, but reticular formation involves a group of neuronal connections mediating brain arousal and extends over much of the brainstem. ...Read more

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What is reticular densities in both lungs?

What is reticular densities in both lungs?

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.

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http://radiopaedia. Org/articles/reticular-and-linear-pulmonary-opacification ...Read more

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What causes reticular veins in the legs?

What causes reticular veins in the legs?

Reticular veins: The most common reason for these veins are hormonal shifts that women have, during regular menstrual cycles, and pregnancy.

Another possible reason is easy bruisability, where the vein walls are weaker and have a tendency to leak. Increasing flavonoid's in her diet will be of benefit. These are found in the inside peel of citrus fruits. ...Read more

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How long before a reticular vein becomes a varicose vein?

How long before a reticular vein becomes a varicose vein?

Reticular veins: Reticular veins are larger than spider veins and smaller than varicose veins. Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning valves of usually the saphenous system of veins and reticular veins may or may not be due to valvular reflux. Reticular veins do not evolve into varicose veins. ...Read more

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I recently had an apicolordotic view results. It says there is Reticular and Nodular densities in the upper right lobe of my lungs.

I recently had an apicolordotic view results. It says there is Reticular and Nodular densities in the upper right lobe of my lungs.

Any symptoms?: Why was this study done? All ltest results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests.
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I would like to know more regarding my diagnosis of reticular erythmatosis mucinosis (rem disease). I have been told its a rare skin disease.?

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

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What is the meaning of apicolordotic view shows coarse reticular and hazy densities in the right lung apex?

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

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Prominent veins in back of calf. What are they--reticular or varicose?

Prominent veins in back of calf. What are they--reticular or varicose?

Size matters: It really depends on the size and superficiality. Reticular veins are typically less prominent and are 3mm or smaller. When they become larger than 3 mm for the most part they are considered varicose, though it is a spectrum. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Varicose veins: Varicose veins are usually genetic and I'm sure that others in your family have had them. Your vascular SURGEON has probably ordered leg ultrasounds to look for insufficiency of the valves in the deep veins of your legs and he/she can answer your question better. ...Read more

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I finally stopped Nuvaring five months ago because I noticed prominent reticular veins on my chest, rt shoulder, cheeks and eyes. There a Connection?

I finally stopped Nuvaring five months ago because I noticed prominent reticular veins on my chest, rt shoulder, cheeks and eyes. There a Connection?

Unlikely: While hormonal birth control is known to sometimes increase breast size, the appearance of veins on the breasts, shoulders, and face would not necessarily be related to hormonal exposure. If this is something that is happening to you and becoming a big problem, see a doctor for a more thorough exam. ...Read more

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29, have varicose&reticular veins behind both knees. Laser removal in Jan, but seem to be getting bigger and multiplying. What could be causing this?

29, have varicose&reticular veins behind both knees. Laser removal in Jan, but seem to be getting bigger and multiplying. What could be causing this?

Varicose veins: It could be that you developed a collateral circulation after the laser treatment of previous varicose veins, and now those veins are becoming varicosed. Follow up with your physician promptly. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of apical lung fibrotic and reticular TB focus noted on my right lung?

What is the meaning of apical lung fibrotic and reticular TB focus noted on my right lung?

Clinical correlation: I presume you've had TB? The x-ray (which is only an x-ray) suggests that you have a scar in the top of your RIGHT lung (which is a common place for TB to hide) and the radiologist is concerned that you may have an area of active TB as well. Is that true? If you're not sure, you should get in touch with doctors who have treated you in the past - you may need further testing and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of nodular, fibrotic and reticular TB lesions noted in my left upper lung as seen in my X-ray result. What do I need to prevent it?

What is the meaning of nodular, fibrotic and reticular TB lesions noted in my left upper lung as seen in my X-ray result. What do I need to prevent it?

Treatment/active TB: The lesions in the setting of TB infection require that you be treated for TB. The physicians will obtain a culture to confirm the diagnosis and to determine the correct medication regimen.
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What does fatty infiltration of the liver mean?

What does fatty infiltration of the liver mean?

Think of pate: The cells of the liver have abnormally high fat content and can be visualized on imaging. If an ultrasound found this such a report could be misleading as ultrasound is not the most specific way to document fat in the liver cells. A biopsy is gold standard, followed by MRI and CT ...Read more

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What does diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver mean?

What does diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver mean?

Obesity: The most common cause of fat in the liver is due to obesity. If you lose weight the fat in the liver will resolve too. It can also be caused by high cholesterol, high triglycerides or heavy alcohol use. "Diffuse infiltration" just means that they see fat deposits distributed evenly throughout the liver. ...Read more

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What does mild diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver mean?

What does mild diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver mean?

Fatty infiltration: Fatty infiltration has the other name of fatty hepatitis. This is not good to have This finding means fat is getting into the liver and taking over the liver and if enough kills the liver. It comes from being obese, too much alcohol intake repeatedly, eating too many fatty foods. Diffuse means the fat is already all over the liver mild means not a lot yet. Should stop the cause of this now. ...Read more

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My scalp is infiltrated with mild lymphoplamacytes. What does it mean?

My scalp is infiltrated with mild lymphoplamacytes. What does it mean?

Ask the DR: This is a non-specific biopsy observation, requiring clinical interpretation. The DR who did the biopsy must have been hoping it would help with a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does this mean? Apicolordotic view fails to show any active parenchymal infiltrates in both apices?

What does this mean? Apicolordotic view fails to show any active parenchymal infiltrates in both apices?

It sounds: Like it is normal. Apical lordotic view is an angled chest xray that evaluates the most upper part of the lungs (the apices). ...Read more

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What does "liver is normal for size and shape but of increased echotexture reflecting fatty infiltration" mean in simple terms?

What does "liver is normal for size and shape but of increased echotexture reflecting fatty infiltration" mean in simple terms?

See below: Fatty liv: A fatty liver is a common condition. It implies excess of fat in your liver which can be harmful. It is commonly caused by over weight and can get better if you eat less and lose some weight. Alcohol can also contribute to its development.
You need a medical check up/ and a doc to advise you how to control it and how to monitor it in future. It can be a serious problem if not monitored and treated. ...Read more

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What should medicine could I take because the findings was a minimal ptb? And there was a suspicious infiltrates in the right upper lobe? Means what?

What should medicine could I take because the findings was a minimal ptb? And there was a suspicious infiltrates in the right upper lobe? Means what?

Treatment plan: If you have a positive TB test and a suspicious Chest Radiograph, a TB treatment plan will be recommended by your physician. It is important to take all of the medications as prescribed, and to follow up with your PCP. Cultures will be obtained to investigate whether there is resistance of the TB bacteria. ...Read more