Congenital lobar emphysema

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

7-month female presented with progressive dyspnea

Patient Data

Age: 7-month
Gender: Female
X-ray

see below

CT

CT scan demonstrating overinflation of right lower lobe associated with some degree of compressive atelectasis of both upper and middle lobe.

Case Discussion

CT scan demonstrating overinflation of right lower lobe associated with some degree of compressive atelectasis of both upper and middle lobe. Evidence are consistent with congenital lobar emphysema.

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Case information

rID: 20880
Case created: 18th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Nov 2016
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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