Congenital lobar emphysema

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

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Newborn with respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 0
Gender: Male
X-ray

Radiolucent expanded right lung in a newborn, compatible with congenital lobar emphysema (RML & RUL).

CT

CT-scan confirms herniation of the right lung into the left hemithorax. 

Case Discussion

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Case information

rID: 18491
Case created: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 25th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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