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A 46-year-old member asked:

radiology help. ct scan showed multiple lung cysts, can you tell me what that means?

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Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 30 years experience
Many things: Several things including: cystic fibrosis broncchiectasis emphysema in smoker congenital cysts. Infections like pneumonia talk to your doc to find out xactly which one.
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 22 years experience
Depends: These may be genetic, related to a lung disease, or may be related to smoking. Your doctor may have a better idea after reviewing your history and performing a physical exam.

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