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Lung diseases

Calcific Scar

03/08/2010

Question:

Is it possible that the calcific scar can be dissolving or can be fix? Or it will stay forever scar in the lungs?

Answer:

It causes absolutely no problem and will stay forever. I have had one in my lung for the past 40 years.

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Response by:

Jeff E Weiland, MD Jeff E Weiland, MD
Associate Professor - Clinical
OSU Asthma Center
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University