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Right Paracardiac Consolidation
Abnormal chest X-Ray: This may be pneumonia, but it would be best if your physician sat down with the radiologist and reviewed the xray. Your physician would describe your symptoms and physical findings and the radiologist would state his opinion and suggest any further studies deemed advisable. Referral to a specialist may also be suggested. ...Read more
I have 3 weeks cough and in my x- ray result I have right paracardiac pneumonitis. Please explain the what it means by right paracardiac pneumonitis.
Pneumonitis/ Pneumon: This report indicates that you have a small patch of Pneumonia located next to your heart (on the right side). If you have symptoms of pneumonia your doctor would/should have given you an antibiotic. Do you have any fever or chest pain?? Call up your doctor for antibiotics, if not already given. ...Read more
More information: Why did get X-ray in first place? What symptoms? Cough, fever, blood in sputum, wheezing, pain etc. What medication on? Consolidation is not specific and can relate to pneumonia, volume loss, or even tumor. Radiograph normalization can take weeks with pneumonia. Consolidation can persist and be smaller with time (right Rx) or larger (tumor or wrong Rx). ...Read more
How to cure pneumonia consolidation? Once cured, is there a tendency to acquire tha sickness back?
What does the term "interval" mean in this context. Report says "appears to be some interval bony consolidation of bilat l5 pars defects"?
"Interval": The use of the term "interval" in that context usually implies that it's a finding that was not present on a preceding Xray of the area. It wasn't there before and now it is. ...Read more
How common is it to find a pleural based consolidation in a community acquired pneumonia? Dr. Vishnu md
Is a chance: Willdepend where the bactria gets. Upper lungs are usually on aspiration or rare diseases. Most pneumonias are on lowr areas. ...Read more
Is it possible to get pregnant with old PTB fibrotic element on the right upper and midzonal consolidation? What are d risks?
Other than pneumonia what can "Interstitial thickening with bronchial periovascolo shaded area of parenchymal consolidation in the lower field" mean?
Radiology: This can be caused by infection, pulmonary embolization, and other inflammatory conditions and in order to interpret these findings appropriately they must be correlated with your clinical presentation and findings on exam and lab testing. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Good morning dr. I would like to ask, . Does consolidation of lungs in pneumonia is the same as that happen at tuberculosis?
Can radiation followed by chemo be as effective in treating primary CNS lymphoma as chemo followed by consolidation rt!
No head to: Head comparisons. The problem with combined modality therapy is cognitive preservation. Many centers use chemo first and avoid radiotherapy if there is a complete response. ...Read more
Explain in laymen: "subtle asymmetric haziness at peripheral left lung. This may represent developing consolidation but nonspecific. No pneumothrax"?
Laymen explanation: On the outer part of the left lung, something doesn't look quite normal. What I see may represent a disease process just starting, but I can't tell exactly what it is. The lung is not collapsed. ...Read more
Is mild or minimal venous congestion indicated by a chest Xray the same thing as a patchy consolidation If not, could I please be told the difference?
Infection/congestion: No it is not the same. Patchy consolidation is seen in an infectious process like Pneumonia or Pnumonitis. Venous congestion on the other hand is related to congestion caused by excessive fluid in the lungs and is not caused by disease or infection of the lungs but may be due to congestive heart failure or some other causes. It is usually reported as Pulmonary Congestion rather than venous Congestion ...Read more
I understand that a "patchy consolidation" can be indicative of pneumonia. But could someone have a patchy consolidation if he also had, for instance, COPD & bilateral pleural effusions?
Yes it can be: Some one with COPD and bilateral effusion can also have Patchy Consolidation. It may be due to a co existing Pneumonia or it may be due to pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs) or Atelectasis (Collapse of Lung)That is why we always say to medical students and residents, that we never treat the xray findings. But first History/Physical and xray in the context of Patients clinical presentation ...Read more
Chest xray said, Increased interstitial markings bilaterally with no focal areas of consolidation. What does this mean? Should I I be worried?
NEVER helped ANYONE! SO NOT TO WORRY!
Increased interstitial markings bilaterally "MAY" reflect in PAST inflammation or irritation (for example a CHEMICAL exposure) or in rare cases be ASSOCIATED with some chronic disorders., IN SHORT this should be evaluated with special imaging/ blood tests. FOLLOW your Health Provider's suggestion (s) and REMEMBER
NOT TO WORRY!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Chest xray there was mild, minimal interstitial scarring -no sign of focal consolidation. I have never smoked. Will it go away or get more serious?
Depends...: Sometimes, the changes you are referring to are the result of a prior problem, like a prior pneumonia, and the changes do not progress. If the x-ray findings don't change over a 2 year interval, they are considered benign. So, it is helpful if you have an old chest x-ray to compare it to. If not, you may need serial x-rays to monitor the situation. ...Read more
No not really: COPD is a functional diagnosis, meaning that it is diagnosed by doing a lung function test, also known as a pft. During this test, you do a serious of breathing maneuvers to determine if you have copd, which is basically inability to blow all the air out of your lungs. Having a chest xray with "no focal consolidation and no pleural effusion" means that it is clear. You could still have copd. ...Read more
Need some basic knlowledge about consolidations chemo treatments for aml npm1 after the first two chemo treaents in the hospital.?
Can old healed PTB scar can cause shortness of breath? Scar is located in right upper & midzonal consolidation. Can I marry & conceive?
Interval bony consolidation of the L5 pars fractures bilaterally. Coronal alignment is normal, exception of positional leaning to the left. Explain?
Ok: So, you initially had fractures in an area of the spine knows as the pars interarticularis, consolidation suggests they have now healed. The alingnment if the spine when viewed from the back is normal. I would not hesitate to go through your study with the person that ordered it as well. ...Read more
Chest X-Ray: early silhouetting of left heart border. While consolidation is not seen on lateral view, may reflect early lingular infiltrate. Meaning?
It would be helpful to upload the chest radiograph to your Healthtap EMR as a consult, but the report indicates that you have a process in the left middle area of your lung, which could represent pneumonia.
If you develop fever, a productive cough, a follow up appointment is advised. ...Read more
Please interpret "Interstitial thickening with bronchial periovascolo shaded area of parenchymal consolidation in the lower field" from chest X-ray.?
On a chest xray it said on the lungs there was mild, minimal interstitial scarring but no sign of focal consolidation. What's is this, is it serious?
Xray results showed perihilarbronchial wall thickening w/ perihliar densities w/out evidence of pleural effusion, focal consolidation or pneumothorax?
Chest X-ray showed focal patchy lingular opacity No change from 2012 Likely represents chronic airspace collapse &/or consolidation. Is this serious?
I ve lung consolidation, nodule &bronchiectasis dr. Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angle, any idea of the possible complications afterwards, thanks?
No one can tell: Since we have no idea what the operation is for, no one can tell you what complications may follow. There are many uncommon complications including pneumothorax, hemorrhage, and even infection when one operates on the lungs. These questions should be addressed to the thoracic surgery who will be doing the surgery. ...Read more
I ve lung consolidation, nodule &bronchiectasis dr. Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angle, any idea of the recovery time if no complications afterward?
Is a relatively: Low risk procedure, in uncomplicated cases should recover in few days, you must speak to your surgeon the possible complications in your case. ...Read more
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