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Chest X-Ray

Size of the Hilum

February 15th, 2021
On this page:Hilar Enlargement

Hilar Enlargement

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  • Increased prominence of the pulmonary hilum.
  • Causes of Hilar Enlargement

  • Lymphadenopathy - infection, malignancy, sarcoidosis, silicosis
  • Tumour - lung cancer, lymphoma, metastases
  • Pulmonary hypertension
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