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A 25-year-old male asked about a 65-year-old female:

Does tuberculosis lung scar disappear completely after treatment? or it will stay visible in chest xray even for decades? help please. thanks

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
A lung: scar will generally not disappear. It can remain stable for many years.
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