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Have had a chest X Ray done and they found reticulanolar

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Have had a chest X Ray done and they found reticulanolar changes in both mid and lower lungs. I had a spirometer test and this has come back normal.
Is this a definite sign of interstitial lung disease?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

I would go by the spirometry report which would be more accurate than a chest x-ray.

The better imaging study is high resolution CT scan which will tell us exactly what kind of changes there are in the lungs.

But the good thing is that spirometry is normal which is encouraging and pretty much rules out anything serious or anything to worry about.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

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