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Parenchhymal fibrosis
X ray reports reads as under--

In my latest chest Xray shows-
Lung volumes are decreased.The cardiac size is enlarged with CT of 0.61.
An area of likely parenchymal fibrosis is identified overlying the expected region of the right middle lobe. no evidence of pleural effusion.
Subpleural nodule within the anterior aspect of right upper lobe 4 mm identified in CT which is not visible on plain radiograph.
Please help- what does it mean-
a)parenchymal fibrosis is identified overlying
b)Cardiac size increased with CT 0.61.
Do I need further investigations? and is this serious.
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Hi, the fibrosis of the lung, its likely to be due to tuberculosis. You could have had a tuberculous infections before. Tuberculosis heals by fibrosis and healed lesions do not need any therapy. The lung nodule could be related to this infection or due to other causes. You will need to follow up with your doctor to see for changes. So, if you not have symptoms of fever, cough, loss of weight or loss of appetite, its unlikely that you are having active tuberculosis now and may not need therapy. Please discuss this with your doctor am sure he will provide further assistance. Regards.
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