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Hi Sir, My friend's report suggests old fibrotic changes of koch's, in right apical and upper zones. And prominent vascular markings within both basal zones and para hilar region. Please explain the reports. She's really worried. Please respond as soon as possible.

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Bronchovascular markings are caused by lung vessels, mainly veins. Respiratory passages are not visible as these contain air. Prominent means generally infection in respiratory passages or fluid in the lungs. Infection may be acute or chronic. If radiologist reports increased bronchovascular markings but clinical situation is not supporting any thing it can be ignored and film should be taken as normal.
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