U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 39-year-old female asked:

What could cause mild scarring on left lower lobe at base of lung w/ no acute inflammation w/ no significant change in year? (on chest x-rays)

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Many problems: Any co during that can cause marked inflammation such as infection or prolonged irritation to due chemical i jury or trauma may produce such scarring.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Aug 15, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.