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What does non-homogenous opacity in the right para-cardiac lower zone mean ?

hello , my uncle was diagnosed non-homogenous opacity noted in right para cardiac lower zone . he smokes alot . he coughs alot and has severe chest pain . he vomits alot and he gets alott of sputum . please lemme know what this means .
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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This is likely a case of Pnuemonitis , common in smokers . blood tests and antibiotic treatment either intravenous or oral for 5-7 days with supportive treatment will help to cure the disease . Repeat X ray after test is advisable .
Answered: Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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