Pulmonary sequestration

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb

Presentation

An incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Female
CT

Chest CT

There is an anterior aortic branch that supplies an area of the right lower lung lobe, which shows crowding of vascular channels.
The venous drainage of this segment is via pulmonary veins.
 

Case Discussion

The findings are best explained by intralobar pulmonary sequestration.

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Case information

rID: 43455
Published: 15th May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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