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17 Jul 2008

Unfolding aorta
Impression of distinction of the upper lobe vessels - What does this mean?

Cardiothoracic ratio measures 19/44.
There is a cardiomegaly. - What is the normal ratio and is this a problem?

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01 Jan 0001


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Your question should be taken in context with the symptoms and reasons why you had a chest x-ray done. These impressions that you are describing can be normal and of no concern. Please therefore, be so kind as to advise me about the reason for the x-ray, as well as the symptoms that you have experienced. Also remember to supply me with your age.

The heart size in a normal person should be 50% or less of the thoracic measurement.

Kind regards

Dr Anrich Burger
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