Scimitar syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Respiratory distress

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

see below

Modality: CT

see below

Case Discussion

Frontal chest radiograph demonstrates small right hemithorax with ill defined right cardiac border and right hemidiaphragm. Findings suspicious for Scimitar syndrome, which was confirmed subsequently utilizing CTPA, which demonstrate a partial anomalous pulmonary veins return to the IVC. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 13770
Case created: 14th May 2011
Last edited: 29th Mar 2017
System: Chest
Tag: lungs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.