Pulmonary sequestration (intralobar)

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Follow-up CT for recent lung abscess. Patient now well.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
CT

CT chest

CT of the chest demonstrates a multicystic segment of lung in the medial aspect of the right lung base. On mediastinal windows an artery can be seen arising from the anterior surface of the aorta, just above the the diaphragm, which then passes upwards and to the right, to supply this abnormal segment of lung. The venous drainage of the abnormality is via the inferior right pulmonary vein. 

Case Discussion

Right posterobasal intralobar pulmonary sequestration.

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Case information

rID: 14311
Published: 14th Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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