Congenital lobar emphysema

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Newborn with respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 0
Gender: Male

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


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

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Case information

rID: 18491
Published: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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