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Can you explain if it's possible to have lung scarring and plueral thickening in the lower left lung and not have pulmonary fibrosis?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger answered

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Terminology: Lung scarring would technically be local pulmonary fibrosis but 'pulmonary fibrosis' is a generalized interstitial lung disease category and we usually reserve the term for that.

Answered 4/11/2014

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