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HR CT Scan done. What does the report indicate?

hi I have done a HR CT Scan of the chest and the following is the report: Findings: Tiny nodular opacity seen in the right perihilar region and superior segment of right lower lobe Few midly enlarged pre and right paratracheal lymphnodes seen, Largest right paratracheal node measures 9.6 x 7.5 mm All other normal. doc please tell me is anything serious, please advice
Asked On : Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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Hello and thank you for posting your query on HCM
Presence of tiny piri-hilar opacities in lung field can be due to calcified lymph nodes.
We are exposed to a large number of infectious agents from our birth. These infections cause non-specific lymph node enlargement. Healing of these lymph nodes finally leads to their calcification.
You have mentioned that there is a single lymph node present in para-tracheal region measuring upto one cm.
You should consult your doctor in case you have chest symptoms like cough, breathlessness, sputum, fever etc.

I hope my answer is of help to you.

Take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Fri, 31 Aug 2012
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