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Can pulmonary fibrosis be detected on a chest x-ray?

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can pulmonary fibrosis be detected on a chest x-ray?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 7 years ago.

A chest X-ray may give some clues in the form of lower zone bi-basal reticular and reticulonodular opacities. HRCT(high resonance CT chest) may give us diagnosis and pulmonary function tests, which reveal the efficiency of a patient's breathing mechanism, may give other xray chest can give us a clue of fibrosis.


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