Pulmonary sequestration

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb


An incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Female

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: 5th Nov 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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