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Had chest X-ray for continuing pain after thoracic muscle sprain. Rad says might have pneumonia? How could I have that with no cough/fever/congestion?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Pneumonia?

As you note, pneumonia is a clinical syndrome.
You do not apparently have symptoms to suggest that. However, you have an abnormality on CXR that looks like it could be pneumonia. This will need a good explanation and perhaps a repeat CXR in a few weeks.

In brief: Pneumonia?

As you note, pneumonia is a clinical syndrome.
You do not apparently have symptoms to suggest that. However, you have an abnormality on CXR that looks like it could be pneumonia. This will need a good explanation and perhaps a repeat CXR in a few weeks.
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