A 35-year-old female asked:
What does mild linear atelectasis in the bilateral lower lobes and right middle lobes mean?
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Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Atelectasis: Atelectasis is a condition in which one or more areas of your lungs collapse or don't inflate properly. If only a small area or a few small areas of lung are affected, you may have no signs or symptoms.
If a large area or several large areas of lung are affected, they may not be able to deliver enough oxygen to your blood. This can cause symptoms and complications.
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