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Gud day..i will ask wat is fibrolinear densities in my right upper lung? And the conclusion of my xray is persistent infiltration of ptb on right upper lung with no change.. wat does that mean? Thank u.. hope to hear from u soon..


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replied June 29th, 2018
Tuberculosis Answer A64105
Hello and welcome to EHF,

I'm glad to be able to help you,

Old infections like tuberculosis and chronic inflammatory conditions like silicosis when heal,can leave scars in the form of fibrosis or fibrous tissue/fibrolinear densities,this is what seem to have happened in your case,you have had tb in the right upper lung zones which healed,leaving fibrolinear densities.Although the xray report mentioned,infiltration of ptb which means you have got either reinfection or reactivation of the previous infection so that means you have got secondary tuberculosis.

I hope this is helpful,

Wishing you the best of health.


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