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What does it mean by inhomogeneous opacity in lower para cardiac region?

My mom had heavy cough for almost for 2-3 week after her viral infection so the dr we consulted had asked us to take her chest xray n the report showing inhomogeneous opacity in seen in lower para cardiac region . Can u pls explain to me what does that mean??
Wed, 2 Apr 2014
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Abnormal shadow – Likely infection (Pneumonia) / at times others
Need to correlate with clinical condition
May need further investigation, like CT chest
The treating doctor alone can suggest further based on his assessment of the situation.

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What does it mean by inhomogeneous opacity in lower para cardiac region?

Welcome to Health Care Abnormal shadow – Likely infection (Pneumonia) / at times others Need to correlate with clinical condition May need further investigation, like CT chest The treating doctor alone can suggest further based on his assessment of the situation. Regards