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Can you explain if it's possible to have lung scarring and plueral thickening in the lower left lung and not have pulmonary fibrosis?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Terminology

Lung scarring would technically be local pulmonary fibrosis but 'pulmonary fibrosis' is a generalized interstitial lung disease category and we usually reserve the term for that.

In brief: Terminology

Lung scarring would technically be local pulmonary fibrosis but 'pulmonary fibrosis' is a generalized interstitial lung disease category and we usually reserve the term for that.
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