Intra-lobar pulmonary sequestration complicated by infection

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Respiratory left thoracic pain, fever, leukocytosis.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

Soft-tissue lesion in the left lower thorax with irregular borders to the aerated lung tissue, and punctate calcifications. Arterial supply arising directly from the descending aorta. Venous drainage into the dorsal inferior lung vein. Pleural effusion and para-aortic lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

After antibiotic treatment, the effusion and lymphadenopthy resolved completely.

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Case information

rID: 17630
Published: 30th Apr 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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