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What are some treatable lung diseases in children?

All are treatable. The common lung diseases in children are pneumonia, bronchitis, and asthma. Croup is a viral illness that involves the area of the airway around and just below the vocal cords, the subglottic space. It's not really a lung disease but it is a lower airway disease and quite common. Outside the us tuberculosis is a common treatable pediatric lung disease. Read more...

What does it mean to have a calcified granulomas lung disease? Is this something serious? Is it treatable?

No. It is evidence of a prior infection. In other words, it's a scar. It is not serious and does not require treatment. When it is not calcified, we follow them with repeat ct scans over 2 years. Read more...
No. Calcified granulomas are a sign of prior TB or a fungal infection called histoplasmosis. They are a common finding and are not serious. Read more...