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Apicolordotic View Of Chest X-ray

An apico-lordotic view of the chest X-ray gives us information about the lung apices. It is often ordered by the doctor if there are suscpicious or cloudy areas on previous chest X-ray. For this view, the patient is asked to stand with his back arched until the angle formed by his body and the image receptor is nearly 45 degrees.

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What does mild bilateral interstitial prominence in a chest x-ray indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is suffering from asthma, high blood pressure, and diabetes. She recently got COVID-19. She got an X-ray of her lungs. These are findings observed in the X-ray. There is a bilateral mild interstitial prominence. There is no definite infiltrates and pleural abnormality. The heart...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to the statement, your mother has recently affected by COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). She is a patient of asthma, high blood pressure, and diabetes. She has done a chest X-ray and it reveals bilateral mild...  Read Full »

I have TB, but my cough only lasted a week. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, There is parenchymal infiltrate on the right upper lobe of my lung. My doctor said that I have a ptb3, which looks like a serious stage of tuberculosis. I was shocked because I never had a cough since September. Before the month of September, my cough lasted only for a week and then su...  Read Full »

Dr. Kumar Indubhushan Sureshprasad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to  Only parenchymal infiltration in the right upper lobe does not confirm tuberculosis. It needs clinical correlation and further investigations. You need an apicolordotic view of chest x-ray. It gives an excellent view of apical region of lungs. Because, in the normal che...  Read Full »

Why does a doctor recommends apicolordotic chest view?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old female. I recently had a chest X-ray done, and there were opacities in my right infraclavicular region. The doctor has advised me to undergo an X-ray with an apicolordotic view. I did not understand what they meant by that. Kindly explain it to me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ruchi Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to So, your chest x-ray PA (posteroanterior) view report says that suspicious opacities are noted in the right infraclavicular region (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). These could represent a lung pathology like an infection, or sometimes shadows a...  Read Full »

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