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lung scarring
I had thoracia surgery over a year ago and had a tube in my left lung a few days.  I've had a chest ct scan and it shows that I have scarring or atelectasis in left lower lobe.  Could this scarring be due to this surgery???  
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Yes, it could be due to the surgery and, unless the scarring or atelectasis is quite large, it is of no consequence.  That is to say, it should never cause any problems.

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