Congenital lobar overinflation

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


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

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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

Modality: 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.   

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Case Information

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

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