prominence could suggest inflammation, sarcoidosis, infection, cancer,
pulmonary hypertension, lymphoma or no indication of any disease.
process may stimulate nerves and cause pain.
can cause mild to intolerable pain.
of the lung tissue (pneumonia) can cause chest pain.
that grows bigger or spreads can cause pain.
hypertension can produce chest pain.
a lymphoma involves the lymphatic tissue of the thymus, the gland
located in front of the heart, it may cause chest pain.
clinical case conference presented by Satyendra Gupta, MD; Tauseef
Khan, MD; Larry W. Stephenson, MD; Denton Cooley, MD, FCCP and Jeff
Schnader, MD, CM, FCCP; a
patient who underwent a routine chest radiograph that showed marked
left hilar prominence on September 10, 1998, was seen by a pulmonologist
on October 6, 1998 for exertional dyspnea that was believed to be
due to COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
complained of increasing frequency of chest pain that was no longer
related solely to exertion.
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