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Chest x-ray done. What does the results mean?

hi! the result of my chest x-ray are: there are suspicious densities in the upper lung fields, the trachea is midline, the cardiac silhouette is not transversely enlarged, the castophrenic sulci and hemidiaphragms are intact and the rest of the visualized soft tissues and osseous structures are unremarkable. what could these results mean? thank you
Asked On : Wed, 6 Jun 2012
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Suspicious densities in upper lung fields could be due to a chronic infection like tuberculosis, pneumonia, a benign lesion or a tumor. A detailed physical examination and investigations like MRI will help in specific diagnosis.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 6 Jun 2012
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