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My scan came back Mild apical predominance emphysema. Is…

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My scan came back Mild apical...
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Mild apical predominance emphysema. Is this early or late stage
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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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