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What does vascular markings on an X ray mean?

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Posted on Wed, 27 May 2015
Question: Hi what does vascular markings mean on an x ray
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Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein (3 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Nothing significant

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to hcm.
Vascular markings means that lung vessels are dilated and prominent and this is common finding which isnt indicating any particular disease. It usually occur as a reaction to some inflammatory process in lungs such as ashma,bronchitis or pneumonia. It just needs to be followed up in 3-4 weeks WIsh you good health. Regards
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Brief Answer: Nothing significant Detailed Answer: Hi and welcome to hcm. Vascular markings means that lung vessels are dilated and prominent and this is common finding which isnt indicating any particular disease. It usually occur as a reaction to some inflammatory process in lungs such as ashma,bronchitis or pneumonia. It just needs to be followed up in 3-4 weeks WIsh you good health. Regards