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If your doctor suspects that you may have a disease that affects the lungs, he or she may order a lung biopsy.
Lung disease includes a variety of conditions:
Because it's not possible to determine what kind of lung disease is present through observation alone, your doctor may refer you for further testing, which may include performing a biopsy.
The pathologist will examine your lung tissue biopsy sample and provide a diagnosis that will help your doctor formulate the most appropriate treatment plan for you.
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