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My scan came back Mild apical predominance emphysema. Is

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My scan came back
Mild apical predominance emphysema. Is this early or late stage
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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This is an early stage emphysema or COPD.

However, you will also need pulmonary function test to assess the lung function.

CT scan does not provide accurate information on severity of the disease.
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