Doctor insights on: Scarring of rightmiddle lobe

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What is focal linear scar right lobe?

What is focal linear scar right lobe?

Scar: If my suggestion is right you mean scar in right lobe of lung. It's usually scar of previous lung infection like tuberculosis or pneumonia or others old problems - pleuritis, atelectasis, trauma, surgery. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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I have a diagnose again a ptb both upper lobe but I can take medicine when im 8 years old but now im 34 years old, this is a desease or scars?

I have a diagnose again a ptb both upper lobe but I can take medicine when im 8 years old but now im 34 years old, this is a desease or scars?

Tuberculosis: Need more info. Do you have fever, night sweats, chills? Has the Chest x-ray changed? Are you coughing sputum? Has it been cultured? These are only some of the questions that can be answered by your doctor. It is possible that these are scars, but could also represent active infection. ...Read more

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What does a chronic scar at the lingular segment of the left upper lobe of the lung mean?

What does a chronic scar at the lingular segment of the left upper lobe of the lung mean?

Met: It may be helpful to see the report uploaded to a virtual consult along with the images.
From your description, this is an area of fibrosis or scar tissue in the Left upper part of your lung. It is being termed chronic based on the duration of the finding. ...Read more

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Annual chest xray (smoker) always clear no known infect in 10+yrs (last bronchitis) mild scar in left low lobe this year just show now from10yr ago?

Annual chest xray (smoker) always clear no known infect in 10+yrs (last bronchitis) mild scar in left low lobe this year just show now from10yr ago?

May not be scar: Could be a tiny area of collapsed lung, called atelectasis, which is very common and benign.

Also, technology keeps getting better, so the chest xrays are more detailed, especially digital radiography.

Also, the scar may have been developing all along, and just became big/dense enough to see.

Lastly, make sure your doctor is not concerned about the results - if they are, consider workup with ct. ...Read more

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Patchy subpleural parenchymal scars in both apies on right lung middle segmental lobe and inferior lingular ligament?

Patchy subpleural parenchymal scars in both apies on right lung middle segmental lobe and inferior lingular ligament?

Old infection: Without visualizing the chest x ray- I think this is most likely scaring from old infection (pneumonia, bronchitis)
a ct scan of the chest may add additional information. ...Read more

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My daughter got ear piercing 3 month ago And it was not healing and One ear got closed up and ear lobe scar tissue will go away?

My daughter got ear piercing 3 month ago And it was not healing and One ear got closed up and ear lobe scar tissue will go away?

Not completely: Scar tissue by its very nature is permanent but its appearance and extent can be minimized during the 1st year by keeping the wound site soft using Vaseline or Aquaphor and minimizing sun exposure. After a year if cosmetically problematic see a plastic surgeon. I originally said use antibiotic ointment which should be used during the first 10 days on new wounds but I defer to Dr. Dohan below. ...Read more

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Underwent MRI scan of brain, this showed scar tissue on my right frontal lobe. I've been suffering from vestibular migraines but also have mono. Help?

Underwent MRI scan of brain, this showed scar tissue on my right frontal lobe. I've been suffering from vestibular migraines but also have mono. Help?

Migraines: Have multiple causes. The scar tissue may or may not be contributing. Look into electromagnetic therapy. (http://www. Webmd. Com/migraines-headaches/magnetic-field-therapy) I have great success with chinese medicine and acupuncture with migraines as well as diet changes...Eliminate dairy and gluten from your diet...It will help. Also the chinese medicine is amazing for helping recover from mono. ...Read more

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Can you please describe mild pleural-based scarring at the anterolateral right middle lobe?

Anatomic description: This indicates the anatomic location of scarring along the inner wall of the chest cavity. In and of itself it is diagnostic. It's is simply the end result of an injury. It is your clinicians job to help you determine the cause, if possible, of the injury and the need for further evaluation (testing or biopsy or follow up) and need for treatment. ...Read more

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My x-ray results show I have Fibrotic scarring, right upper lobe Minimal fluid versus pleural thickening left costrophrenic sulcus. What is that means?

My x-ray results show I have Fibrotic scarring, right upper lobe Minimal fluid versus pleural thickening left costrophrenic sulcus. What is that means?

Need to see images: Based on the description you gave, I would need to see the images. It certainly could be some minimal scarring in the right upper lobe & nothing to worry about. It could also be some fluid there, which if that's that case, it would need to be sampled more than likely. The pleural thickening could be related to the fibrosis, or potentially another cause. Let me know if you can upload the xray. ...Read more

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On my chest x-ray report it states. Right lower lobe linear opacities are related to scarring. No demonstrated pleural abnormality is ok.

On my chest x-ray report it states. Right lower lobe linear opacities are related to scarring. No demonstrated pleural abnormality is ok.

Xray: It is probably due to a previous infection and should not cause you any problem. However I would expect that the doctor who ordered the X-ray would explain the report to you ...Read more

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Scared: mild scarring no acute inflammation lower left lobe lung primary says nothing from old infect no infect in 10+yrs smoker25yrs+sob+acidreflux?

Scared: mild scarring no acute inflammation lower left lobe lung primary says nothing from old infect no infect in 10+yrs smoker25yrs+sob+acidreflux?

See pulm specialist: I understand your fears but this will best be managed by seeing a pulmonary specialist who can provide you with more direct answers after an evaluation. Further testing may be warranted and will likely be the best way to put your worst fears to rest. Guessing will only make this worse. ...Read more

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Does smoking directly cause lung scarring? Quit after 25 years mild scarring left low lobe no asthma or COPD what is probability scarring will stop?

Does smoking directly cause lung scarring? Quit after 25 years mild scarring left low lobe no asthma or COPD what is probability scarring will stop?

Scar is permanent: Scars are generally permanent. Smoking causes injury which goes on to heal with scar. Given the level of anxiety that you re experiencing over this condition, I would recommend that you schedule a consultation with a pulmonologist to fully answer your questions and allay your fears. ...Read more

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Mild scarring left lower lobe diagnosed by chest X-ray how common is this finding? Scared could progress altho dr not concerned should go for CT scan?

Mild scarring left lower lobe diagnosed by chest X-ray how common is this finding? Scared could progress altho dr not concerned should go for CT scan?

Common: Scarring can occur following previous infection, trauma, lung disease or surgery in chest. Scarring is not uncommon in older patient who becomes more exposed to various pulmonary conditions. There is known association of scars and development of lung cancer.Long period of time between baseline scar and cancer. Other risk factors contribute such as smoking, environment, genes. Ct better defines scar. ...Read more

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Can cerebral/white matter scarring/calcification due to TORCH infection cause temporal lobe epilepsy? Can TLE cause aggressive explosive behavior?

Can cerebral/white matter scarring/calcification due to TORCH infection cause temporal lobe epilepsy? Can TLE cause aggressive explosive behavior?

Yes: It is common that after sustaining scarring of the brain (due to infection, tumors, surgery or brain damage) for a person to suffer seizure type disorders such as temporal lobe epilepsy. Many symptoms accompany these disorders such as behavioral and personality changes, memory and reasoning problems, among others. Proper pharmacological treatment by a neurologist and behavioral therapy helps. ...Read more

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What is a lower sub pleural lobe?

What is a lower sub pleural lobe?

Qn is not clear: This is the area below the lung in between the lung and the pleura ...Read more

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What is the function of the upper lobe?

What is the function of the upper lobe?

Upper lobe of?: You need to be more specific. There are lots of organs and structures with multiple lobes. Do you mean the upper lobe of the lung, the thyroid, the liver? Give us a more specific question and we'll happily give you a good answer. :-). ...Read more

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How is memory related to the temporal lobes?

How is memory related to the temporal lobes?

More short term: Immediate memory involves subiculum. Short-term otherwise, the connections between subrhinal and entorhinal cortices to hippocampus via perforant pathway. More complex longer lasting memory traces involve gray matter and multiple association areas. Best way to understand is the model of alzheimer's, damage early to nerves in these pathways. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Cicatrix (Definition)

Cicatrix = wound scar due to formation & ...Read more