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Help on defining chest xray report

Patient: My doctor gave me a report for the results of my 9 months old, daughters chest infection and I dont understand what it means. It reads”Cardiac and mediastinal outlines are within normal limits. There is a pattern of bilateral peribronchial thickening with a perihilar distribution. No definate focal areas of pulmonary collapse or consolidation. In a child of this age, pattern would be in keeping with a viral lower respiratory tract infection. Mild degree of thoracic curvature convex to the left, without vertebral body rotation, may be postural.”Can you please define what this means for me

 

 

Symptoms: Coughing, flem, high temps, runny nose

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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