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Decreased pulmonary vascularity on an X-ray means what?
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Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends....
Decreased pulmonary vascularity on chest X-ray can be a result of technique in obtaining the image.
It can also be seen with certain congenital heart disorders, asthma, COPD and emphysema. All in all, it is a very nonspecific finding.

In brief: Depends....
Decreased pulmonary vascularity on chest X-ray can be a result of technique in obtaining the image.
It can also be seen with certain congenital heart disorders, asthma, COPD and emphysema. All in all, it is a very nonspecific finding.
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Less blood in PA
If the is decrease blood flow into pulmonary artery pa or any of it's branches then there will be decrease pulmonary vascularity.
In babies some congenital disease like atresia of pa and tetralogy of fallot can cause that , in adults pulmonary embolus or clots in pa can cause that.

In brief: Less blood in PA
If the is decrease blood flow into pulmonary artery pa or any of it's branches then there will be decrease pulmonary vascularity.
In babies some congenital disease like atresia of pa and tetralogy of fallot can cause that , in adults pulmonary embolus or clots in pa can cause that.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Less blood in PA
If the is decrease blood flow into pulmonary artery pa or any of it's branches then there will be decrease pulmonary vascularity.
In babies some congenital disease like atresia of pa and tetralogy of fallot can cause that , in adults pulmonary embolus or clots in pa can cause that.

In brief: Less blood in PA
If the is decrease blood flow into pulmonary artery pa or any of it's branches then there will be decrease pulmonary vascularity.
In babies some congenital disease like atresia of pa and tetralogy of fallot can cause that , in adults pulmonary embolus or clots in pa can cause that.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. John Ricotta
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Not.to worry
Decreased vascularity is a very nonspecific comment increased vascularity may suggest excess fluid or cardiac dysfunction

In brief: Not.to worry
Decreased vascularity is a very nonspecific comment increased vascularity may suggest excess fluid or cardiac dysfunction
Dr. John Ricotta
Dr. John Ricotta
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