Pulmonary sequestration (intralobar)

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


Fever, cough and difficult breathing.

Patient Data

Age: 37

Contrast enhanced CT scan of the chest shows typical features of intralobar pulmonary sequestration seen at the basal segment of left lung and supplied by feeding branches from  descending aorta.

The frontal radiograph shows left basal round shaped opacification overlying the cardiac shadow.

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Case information

rID: 46770
Published: 16th Jul 2016
Last edited: 28th Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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