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Bilateral extralobar pulmonary sequestration communicating with the upper gastrointestinal system in a newborn with duodenal atresia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17889006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a rare form of bilateral pulmonary sequestration (PS) that was directly connected to the gastroesophageal junction with a well-formed aberrant bronchus-like structure. An upper gastrointestinal contrast series was performed directly after birth, and a unique PS bronchogram was identified, along with duodenal atresia. The PS was successfully resected and the duodenal atresia was corrected.
Tomas Gudbjartsson; Saemundur J Oddsson; Bjarni Torfason
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-24     Completed Date:  2007-12-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1380-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Landspitali University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis*,  surgery
Bronchopulmonary Sequestration / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Digestive System Abnormalities / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Digestive System Surgical Procedures / methods
Duodenum / abnormalities*,  surgery
Esophagogastric Junction / abnormalities*
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Rare Diseases
Risk Assessment
Thoracotomy / methods
Treatment Outcome

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