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Chest x-ray shows pulmonary congestion with lymphadenopathy. What disease is it?

Chest X-RAY PA VIEW Report: Both the lung fields shows prominent broncho vascular marking. Left hilum shows o nodular opacity. CP angles are clear. Cardio-thoracic ratio within normal limits (11.56cm: 27.46cm) Conclusion: Pulmonary CONGESTION WITH LEFT LYMPHADENOPATHY . SIR this is my X Ray report please understand to me this report in simple english, what type of disease to me..... Tajamul Hussain Gilgit Pakistan
Asked On : Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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This report means that there is a left hilar lymph node enlargement.
Lymph node are normal organs throughout the body that help in transport of fats and vitamins and nutrients. They also carry lymphocytes that are the natural soldiers of the body that fight foreign substances. They enlarge generally in response to an infection.
So if there is a left hilar lymphadenopathy on the background of fever or cough it can be a sign of tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, pariste infection and tropical eosinophilia.
Answered: Sun, 22 Sep 2013
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