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A 44-year-old male asked:

I had a ct scan of my abdomen and pelvis. said i have minimal dependent atelectasis at lung bases. i'm 44. my mother died of ipf at 43.should i worry?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
No, that: is a common incidental finding of doubtful significance.
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