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A 51-year-old male asked:

I have pulmonary langerhans cell histcytosis and on my last pft my lung capacity was 23 % , roughly how long do i have to live???

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Longevity: With PLCH depends on multiple factors, true your lung function is 23%, but hopefully you can survive long enough if you wisely use your resources, I trust you stopped smoking and kept your follow up with your doctors and took your medicines regularly, also you might be a candidate for lung transplant, wish you wellness

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Last updated Aug 17, 2015

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