A 31-year-old member asked:
why has my partially collapsed lung remained?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Rajesh Rethnam answered
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Atelectasis: Depends on why it collapsed to begin with. If it was a mass pressing on it, need to remove. If it was because of infection and have a hard covering , we need to remove it for the lung to open up.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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