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What is the treatment for apical pleural thickening of chest?

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what is the treatment for apical pleural thickening reported in the X XXXXXXX of chest. Age 65 years male.
Posted Wed, 23 Oct 2013 in Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by Dr. Shruti Rijhwani 29 minutes later
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Dear Sir,

Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX

Well looking into your problem I would like to tell you that apical pleural thickening does not require any treatment . It would have resulted due to previous lung infection that has healed and does not require any treatment as if now .

Whenever lung pleura is affected by some infection it can result in thickening . But in case you are more concerned you can consult a physician for his opinion.

Take care.

Dr. Shruti
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