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A 76-year-old female asked:

Chest x ray impression: probable chronic increased interstitial markings diffusely bilaterally with left lower lung fibrosis versus linear atelectasis what does this even means? have chronic sarcodoisis?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
It means you have scarring in your lung, probably from sarcoidosis. It needs to be followed by a Pulmonologist and treated if it appears to be progressing.
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