Scimitar syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Respiratory distress

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female

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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. 

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Case information

rID: 13770
Published: 14th May 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Tag: lungs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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