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Reduction in lung field, homogeneous opacity. Appropriate drug?

There is a reduction in the left lung field where a fairly homogenous opacity with background reticular changes is observed. Shift of mediastinum with the heart to this side is observed. Compensatory emphYsema of the right lung with evidence of reticular changes in the upper zone is noted. Crowding of the left ribs is observed. What drug is to be used for solution
Asked On : Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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It is better to consult a chest physician and take the advice. If the lung is destructed for some reason, it is better to investigate further in the form of CT scan, some blood tests, pulmonary function test etc.
It needs a detailed evaluation in this type of setting.
Are you a smoker?
Do you have any chronic cough or fever? Infections like tuberculosis can cause like this.
All the best.
Answered: Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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