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Cardiac shadow enlarged in size with unfolding aorta. What can be done?

Cardiac shadow is enlarged in size with unfolding aorta . What should be done? Both CP angles are obliterated suggestive plural effusion There is bilateral hilar and bronchovascular prominence with haziness and alveolar opacification in bilateral para hilar region and lower zones. Suggest remedial measures and treatment.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Dear friend, welcome and thanks for entrusting your query here at HCM!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.
The reports suggest an enlarged heart, probably a failing one producing lung congestion and fluid collection around the lungs (pleural effusion).
We need greater details to diagnose the condition from here.
But better you can see your physician and evaluate for any heart failure or lung pathology. A 2D echo, labs, may be asked for.
If evaluation confirms cardiac failure, effective treatment can be started accordingly and improvement can be expected.
You could post the details, symptoms etc here if you need more help and I would be glad to assist.

I hope you are fully satisfied with the guidance I gave.
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Thank you and Good luck!

Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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