What is this mild tortuosity of the thoracic aorta xray pic & report etc findings
Hi I had an chect x-ray on june 10th 2009, come to find out I have a old clavical frature, that im dealing with. Once I got the report and xray on disc from the hosptial, I read the report and viewed the image on my pc.
I dont know what all this means on the report, if anyone can read my report and know the meanings, please reply. My doctor will receive the report and the xray monday.
********** FINAL REPORT **********
(PROCEDURE) AT 0213 HOURS
Category: DI - COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY (XR)
Procedure: CR CHEST 1V PORT
Order Date: 06/10/09 Service Date: 06/10/09
HISTORY: CHEST PAIN. WEAKNESS.
An AP sitting view of the chest performed at 0213 hours is available for
evaluation. No prior studies are available for comparison.
There is poor expansion of the lungs. There is minimal left basilar
atelectasis. The lungs are otherwise free of infiltrates. There is no
evidence of a pleural effusion or congestive heart failure. There is mild
tortuosity of the thoracic aorta.
Poor lung expansion. Minimal left lower lung field atelectasis. Mild
atherosclerotic changes of the thoracic aorta.
Electronically Signed By
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