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Old 07-31-2012, 03:30 PM   #1
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Location: New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada
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Unknown Lung Diagnosis

I have had a Bronchoscopy with a lung lavage and lymph node biopsy a few months ago, and recently underwent a VATS lung wedge resection.

This was due to extensive lung scarring on both lungs, resulting in shortness of breath.

The results have come back negative for cancer, bacterial/viral causes and negative for auto-immune issues such as sarcoidosis. The surgeon said that I could loose my lungs if the scarring gets worse, but was unable to offer any clinical diagnosis. He is the proccess of passing me off to a respiratory specialist.

Perhaps I can get some clarity as to what might this be, and if there is any treatment available?

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