Pulmonary sequestration

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

Presentation

An incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Female

Chest CT

Modality: 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
Case created: 10th Mar 2016
Last edited: 5th Nov 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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