I suspect that you are referring to apical fibrosis, observed on your chest x-ray. It means that there is evidence of fibrosis, commonly known as scarring of the uppermost portions of your lungs, called the apices. It can be a consequence of chronic lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a residual of a prior tuberculosis or fungal infection or a manifestation of a chronic lung condition called pulmonary fibrosis. It is not characterized by any signs, rarely causes any symptoms and is generally assumed to be a benign, inactive process.
Nevertheless, you should also ask this same question of your doctor.
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