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My chest xray and ct scan show groundglass opitcity and perihilar infiltrates. i an 91. what is this. i am told it is not pneumonia. thank you?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Abnormal CT findings: Abnormal CT/x-ray findings frequently are meaningless in absence of a patient's history,& so it is not possible to answer the question directly; there may be many possible causes of such findings.One non-pneumonia cause of CT findings of groundglass opacities & perihilar infiltrates can happen to asthmatics; it is allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (an allergic response to an airborne fungus)
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