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I had a CT scan of my abdomen and pelvis. Said I have Minimal dependent atelectasis at lung bases. I'm 44. My mother died of IPF at 43.Should I worry?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: No, that

is a common incidental finding of doubtful significance.

In brief: No, that

is a common incidental finding of doubtful significance.
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