Congenital lobar overinflation

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry

Presentation

Patient presented with unrelated complaint of abdominal pain and icterus. There was no respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Male
X-ray

Over-inflated left lung shows herniation across midline with rightward mediastinal shift and compression of right lung. 

CT

CT scan shows hyperinflation of left upper lobe and lingula with herniation across midline with contralateral tracheo-mediastinal shift and partial compression atelectasis of rest left lower lobe and right lung.   

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 35577
Case created: 12th Apr 2015
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.