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I got this 3 months ago after a c scan Mild apical

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I got this 3 months ago after a c scanMild apical predominance emphysema. What does it mean and how serious is it. I quit smoking I am 69
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

Hi there,
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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