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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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I recently had an x-ray and the result was "Suspicious reticular opacities in the right upper lung. What does this mean?
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 ›
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
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
My CT scan shows few ill defined linear reticular opacities noted in the superior segment of the left lower lobe. What does it mean?
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?
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
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?
Had xray for cold with bad cough. Report said "suggestion of some reticular nodular type interstitial disease in the upper lobes bilaterally." could it be due to cold/bronchitis rather than disease?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. PRMG fax US 858 259 9689 for review of records and ?s ...Read more
Xray report diffuse reticular shadowing throughout both lungs with reduced lung volumes also the right side No large pleural effusion or pneumothorax.
Skin layers: The skin functions as a protective barrier that interfaces with a sometimes-hostile environment. It is also very involved in maintaining the proper temperature for the body to function well. It gathers sensory information from the environment, and plays an active role in the immune system protecting us from disease. The three layers are epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer