Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage

Case contributed by Dr Brendon Friesen

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Scimitar vein medial right lower zone

Right lung hypoplasia not present.

Situs solitus and normal cardiac apex.

Right lower lobe Scimitar vein (draining into suprahepatic IVC).

Right lung hypoplasia not present.

Situs solitus and normal cardiac apex.

Case Discussion

Right lower lobe partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (Scimitar vein).

This patient was asymptomatic, and didn't have other features of Scimitar syndrome such as pulmonary hypoplasia.

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Case information

rID: 28724
Case created: 9th Apr 2014
Last edited: 7th Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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