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A 22-year-old female asked:

Chest x-ray showed mild interstitial scarring adjacent to the superior margin of the right hillus. should i be concerned?i am 22 yrs old, not a smoker

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Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 42 years experience
Old injury?: A scar on the lung is like one elsewhere on the body. It may be the result of an old infection or pneumonia, for example. In the lung they need to be watched . They usually stay the same.

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Last updated Jun 16, 2014

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