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Canadian Respiratory Journal - Volume 2016 2016, Article ID 1460480, 4 pages -

Case ReportAlberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8

Received 23 June 2015; Accepted 13 March 2016

Academic Editor: Franz Stanzel

Copyright © 2016 Nao Kawamura and Samarjeet Bhandal. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Bronchopulmonary foregut malformations are a heterogeneous but interrelated group of abnormalities that may contain more than one histologic feature. It is helpful to be familiar with the presentation and imaging features of bronchopulmonary foregut malformations presenting as a congenital mass or mass-like lesion, as imaging plays a central role in the evaluation of these lesions since, when symptomatic, clinical features are usually nonspecific. With imaging, the presence of other associated lesions can be determined, facilitating appropriate management to prevent the potential complications. We report a case of coexisting extralobar pulmonary sequestration and ipsilateral diaphragmatic hernia in a term neonate.





Author: Nao Kawamura and Samarjeet Bhandal

Source: https://www.hindawi.com/



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