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Prominent central and basilar lung markings

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Suggest treatment for right basilar dependent atelectasis

lower thorax demonstrate right basilar dependent atelectasis. Should I have a Pulmonary specialist look at the rest of my lungs? I have had phnemonia the past 3 winters with pleurisy last year. Smoked for 36 years ...
 

Explain chest x ray showing masslike right basilar opacity, right pleural thickening, small pleural effusion

basilar opacity as described above and right pleural thickening verses small pleural effusion. Left hilar prominence and possible left perihilar subsegmental atelectasis, CT exam suggested. what does all this mean? ...
 

Is it concerning if the chest x-ray says perihilar/basilar segmental atelectasis and parenchymal scarring ?

volume loss. I looked online and it defined this as small areas of the lung collapsing. Should I ...
 

Suggest remedy for hemiplegic or basilar migraines

I HAVE BEEN GETTING EITHER HEMIPLEGIC OR BASILIAR MIGRAINES, HAVE BEEN TO A NEUROLOGIST HAD A MRI DONE ALL LOOKS NORMAL. I AM HAVING ONE OR THE OTHER OF THE 2 HEADACHES FOR THE PAST 2 YRS. I WAS PRESCRIBED 5 MG OF MAXALT, BUT IT DOES SAY IT SHOULD...
 

Suggest treatment for mild Basilar invagination

Can a person live with mild Basilar invagination? Also I experience brain zaps at night before bed sometimes. Could this be related? By brain zap I mean an electrical shock sensation that goes through my ...
 

Suggest remedy for an infection in the lungs

I HAD A CHEST C.T AND HAVE SMALL SHOTTY MEDIASTINAL NODES. AND I HAVE MILD INTERSTIAL PROMINENCE IN THE SUBPLEURAL LUNG BASES. THE IMPRESSION STATES SUBTLE PATCHY INTERSTITIAL PROMINENCE IN A PERIPHERAL BASILAR ...
 

Nose odor, nasal obstruction, possible basilar skull fracture

that happened. He did break his nose on a bunk bed 5 weeks ago. Could he have a basilar skull fracture ...
 

X ray done. What does findings mean?

What does elevation of the left hemidiaphragm with mild basilar atelectasis mean? Crowding of bronchovascular markings at left lung base. This above was from an chest X-ray. Also had a stress test and result ...
 

Causes of linear densities in the right middle lobe of the lung?

1.WHAT COULD BE THE CAUSE OF LINEAR DENSITIES INTHE RIGHT MIDDLE LOBE OF THE LUNG? 2. WHAT IS RIGHT BASILAR ATELECTASIS? 3. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF A TUMOR FOCUS OF GROUNDGLASS OPACITY WITHIN THE LINGULA? 4 ...
 

Severe and sudden dizziness, off balance, basilar skull fracture. Done blood test. Is it viral infection?

basilar skull fracture roughly 19 years ago . I have Afib and recently had an ablation 5 months ago and I ...
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Is bi basilar opacities in lungs indication of lung cancer?

I had a lung x-ray and bi basilar opacities were found. This was after a persistent cough for about 8 weeks. could this be lung cancer? ...
 

What causes bi basilar opacity in lung?

I had a lung x-ray and bi basilar opacities were found. This was after a persistent cough for about 8 weeks. could this be lung cancer? ...
 

What does ""Inhomogeneous opacity in the basilar aspect of the right lung.." mean?

"Inhomogeneous opacity in the basilar aspect of the right lung associated with a small to moderate sized pleural ...My husband has PE and multiple PT of his right lung with pneumonia . He has had two courses ...
 

What does left basilar opacification in a lung X ray suggest?

What does LEFT BASILAR OPACIFICATION mean? I had pneumonia during month of March in left lung. I .... Doctor has not called with the results. I'm concerned about my lung capacity. I do not have a cough . ...
 

What does "Right Basilar opacity with some residual linear scarring" men?

pneumonia with a lung effusion (very painful!). I was concerned due I started having a few new symptoms this Feb and had a follow up x ray done. The results given to me were "Right Basilar opacity with some ...
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what is basilar scarring?
Hi, When some parts of the bottom of the lung is collapsed due to blockage or obstruction in cases of lung atelectasis , it is called as basilar scarring of that portion of the lung. If this answer was helpful please click thanks. Regards, Dr.Riyanka
 
what does this mean mild pulmonary vascular congestion. a density at the left lung base, suggestive of basilar infiltrate and/or pleural effusion
Hi Christine Such findings should be clinically correlated. It could be due to penumonia, or heart failure. Reply with thanks.
 
My mri of my brain said that there is presence of signal void in carotid and basilar arteries..what does this mean?
this usually doesn't mean anything serious but is an artifact on the scan
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