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Chest X-ray shows - increased interstitial markings and prominent hila. What does this mean? what would be the treatment?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Usually ↑ed lung H20

which increase interstitial (between cells) water, thus "markings" and more dense hila (the central portion of lung area, each side of mediastinum; portion near central chest at which lung arteries, veins & bronchi enter lungs), also commonly due to ?ed interstitial water. Thus a "judgement" about X-Ray "appearance" (assuming exposure correct) suggesting ?ed lung water, e.

In brief: Usually ↑ed lung H20

which increase interstitial (between cells) water, thus "markings" and more dense hila (the central portion of lung area, each side of mediastinum; portion near central chest at which lung arteries, veins & bronchi enter lungs), also commonly due to ?ed interstitial water. Thus a "judgement" about X-Ray "appearance" (assuming exposure correct) suggesting ?ed lung water, e.
g. pulmonary edema.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: It is an xray

finding, not a specific diagnosis.
There are numerous potential acute and chronic processes that can produce this finding. So your doctor needs to determine the underlying cause, and treat that.

In brief: It is an xray

finding, not a specific diagnosis.
There are numerous potential acute and chronic processes that can produce this finding. So your doctor needs to determine the underlying cause, and treat that.
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