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What is the result of xray in intussusception?

What is the result of xray in intussusception?

Barium enema: Intussusception is when the small intestine telescopes into the large intestine. It can cause pain, cramping, lethargy, and bloody stools. A barium or air contrast enema administered in a hospital can often reduce it and avoid surgery. This works about 75% of the time. In some instances surgery is needed to reduce the defect and in rare instances a bowel resection may be required. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Xray Of Chest (Definition)

A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more


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Is the result "left lung is overshadowed by the heart" normal in a neonate's chest x ray?

Is the result "left lung is overshadowed by the heart" normal in a neonate's chest x ray?

CXR: If it is a single frontal view the heart is overlying the left lung base. So behind the heart is difficult to see this is a normal finding.... ...Read more

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What is the result of CT in lungs in pulmonary embolus?

What is the result of CT in lungs in pulmonary embolus?

See below: You can actually see the pulmonary embolus on a ct of the lungs with contrast and the proper protocol, that is why it is the gold standard for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is coughing during the test of X-ray can cause hyperaeration of lungs as what stated in conclusion?

Is coughing during the test of X-ray can cause hyperaeration of lungs as what stated in conclusion?

No: Coughing causes movement and blurriness of xr or called movement artifacts. If the ribs and organs are clearly delineated, it would then be a good xr and the findings as noted would be accurate. ...Read more

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Is neonatal pneumonia a cause of enlargemnt of the heart in neonates?

Is neonatal pneumonia a cause of enlargemnt of the heart in neonates?

Neonatal pneumonia: No! neonatal pneumonia does not cause cardiac consequences in new born, with no congenital cardiac condition. Sometimes chest x ray shows 'large' cardia silhouette, because of the position of the newborn while taking x ray. ...Read more

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I want to know how serious a chest xray result of mild hyperinflation is of the lungs is?

I want to know how serious a chest xray result of mild hyperinflation is of the lungs is?

That is a: fairly nonspecific finding. It could indicate COPD, but could also potentially be normal if you took a particularly deep breath in. Tough to say without seeing the xray. Best course is to talk to your doctor about it...if there is concern for COPD, pulmonary function tests might be in order. ...Read more

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Whats does it mean on a CT scan result " fine pleuro-parenchymal opacities of residual type in the apices of both lungs"?

Whats does it mean on a CT scan result
" fine pleuro-parenchymal opacities of residual type in the apices of both lungs"?

This report: Really needs to be correlated with your history and symptoms for someone to give you an answer. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the result of CT of abdomen in intussusception?

Depends on stage: Intussusception may be intermitted, that is the bowel may go in and out. So ct is sensitive when taken during the pain. Ct might show, signs of inflammation, obstruction, the donut sign or 3rd kidney sign at the site of the intussusception. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the meaning of minimal koch's infection in lungs?

Please help! what is the meaning of minimal koch's infection in lungs?

Koch's lung infect'n: This used to be the term used for tuberculosis. Would discuss with your doctor what he means by this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can xray be taken of the lungs? Is that what pa lateral chest xray means?

Can xray be taken of the lungs? Is that what pa lateral chest xray means?

A " normal " : Chest x ray consists of 2 pictures. One is shot through the chest from one armpit to the other , or laterally.The other picture is shot from the back to front of the chest , or posterior to anterior ( pa). A routine cxr consists of 2 films taken from the perspective of " pa and lateral".Of course , the lungs reside in the chest and that is how we x-ray them. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pneumonia compared to a deep chest cold?

What are the symptoms of pneumonia compared to a deep chest cold?

Pneumonia: Pneumonia tends to be associated with higher fever, pain with inspiration (taking a deep breath) and an elevated white blood cell count (cells that fight off infection). ...Read more

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In ab recent chest ex ray, the diagnosis stated "there is some elevation of the right hemidiaphram "what does this mean in laymen terms?

In ab recent chest ex ray, the diagnosis stated "there is some elevation of the right hemidiaphram "what does this mean in laymen terms?

One side higher: When looking at the film, normally the diaphragm appears almost straight across. In this case, the right side appears higher (pushed into the chest) more than expected. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of increased interstitial markings when found on a chest x ray?

What is the meaning of increased interstitial markings when found on a chest x ray?

Several things: Interstitial markings in lungs are characterized by lines and dots with disease processes affecting the intersititium.Interstitium, lace-like network of tissue that extends throughout both lungs, provides support to the lungs alveoli. Tiny blood vessels travel through interstitium, allowing gas exchange between blood and air. Fibrosis or scarring, infection, changes from smoking.Asbestosis, etc. ...Read more

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Can an xray be done of the lungs? Is that what pa laterel chest xray means.

Of course: The chest x-ray is the most frequent radiology exam performed in the us. Pa refers to posterior to anterior. Which is the path of thebeam through your body. Lateral means the beam goes from one side of you to the other. With these 2 views you can look for problems with the heart, lungs and blood vessels in the chest. ...Read more

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What is the definition of focal infiltrate on a chest x-ray?

What is the definition of focal infiltrate on a chest x-ray?

Density: Focal density or infiltrate on radiograph is nonspecific term which could represent infection/pneumonia, volume loss/atelectasis, hemorrhage or tumor. ...Read more

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In status asthmaticus, what is the cause of inspiratory wheezing?

In status asthmaticus, what is the cause of inspiratory wheezing?

Airway constriction: With any asthma attack, the airway is constricted, which increases the flow velocity and causes the noise, which we call wheezing. Of course the real problem is the increased work of breathing and decreased oxygenation. Medications open the airway, decreasing the flow velocity, reducing the noise and allowing you to breath easier. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of - Normal examination apart from Crepitations at the left base which is secondary to a lung condition.. Many Thanks.. ?

What is the meaning of - Normal  examination apart from Crepitations at the left base which is secondary to a lung condition.. Many Thanks..   ?

Crepitations: are fine crackling sounds heard during a physical examination of the chest and lungs. Typically only heard with the amplification of a stethoscope, the sounds suggest more than the normal amount of fluid secretions in the lungs. Crepitations are associated with pulmonary edema from heart failure or an infection producing secretions such as pneumonia or bronchitis. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Is cardiomegaly a complication of pneumonia or the other way around?

Is cardiomegaly a complication of pneumonia or the other way around?

Cardiomegaly: This simply means enlargement of the heart and can be due to dozens of causes. Rarely pneumonias are accompanied by inflammation of the heart muscle which can result in cardiomegaly. Heart failure can result in fluid back up into the lungs which looks like pneumonia, and this can also predispose to secondary infection. There are also diseases which simultaneously attack both the heart and lungs. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh
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Interstitial Pneumonia (Definition)

Interstitial pneumonia is an inflammatory process that affects the walls of the small air sacs in the lungs causing them to thicken & cause difficulties with oxygentation. Several infectious & non-infectious processes can cause accumulation of inflammatory cells & fibrous deposits in the walls of the air sacs causing the lungs to become stiffer & unable to ...Read more


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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more