Scimitar syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb



Patient Data

Age: Young adult
Gender: Male

The right lung is grossly smaller than the left and the mediastinum is shifted to the right. 

An anomalous pulmonary vein that drains directly into the inferior vena cava.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the typical findings seen in Scimitar syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 44995
Published: 15th May 2016
Last edited: 13th Mar 2021
System: Chest, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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