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Done chest X-ray. What doe the report indicate?

My friend had a chest Xray done last week Report shows normal cardiac size and bony thorax But lungs field(abnormal) irregular streak opacity in the right upper zone scaring from an old infection. Normal cardiac shadow, skeleton and soft tissue , Hillar and lumphatic glands, hemidiaphragms and costphrenic angles and No evidence of TB. What does this mean? He preparing to travel over seas and very worried. Is this treatable? Is it transmittable?
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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The information given by you it seems that every thing is normal streaks of opacity in right upper zone old scarring fibrosis ,but no active infiltration is there , other findings are with in nirmal limits. No reason to worry and no transmittable infection but once you see the X ray you can comment better, may show to radiologist/physician close to you. Hope this will reduce your anxity.
Answered: Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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