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Horseshoe lung with multiple congenital anomalies. Case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2962614     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A detailed radiologic and anatomic study of a 20-week-old fetus is presented. In addition to conventional radiography, various contrast medium injection techniques were used. The findings were followed up at autopsy. The fetus showed multiple congenital abnormalities comprising phocomelia, horseshoe lung, horseshoe kidney, urethral stenosis with megacystis, bilateral hydronephrosis, hydroureters, imperforate anus, and a single tracheo-esophageal tube (persistent esophago-trachea). The association of horseshoe lung with persistent esophago-trachea, microurethra, megacystis, bilateral hydroureters, hydronephrosis and phocomelia is, we believe, the first ever to have been recorded in the literature. Twenty-one cases of horseshoe lung have been reported in the literature. These cases were reviewed and a comparison with the present case is presented. The embryologic basis for these anomalies is also briefly discussed.
Authors:
N D Hawass; M G Badawi; J A Fatani; A A Meshari; Y B Edrees
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987)     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0284-1851     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Radiol     Publication Date:    1987 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-03-17     Completed Date:  1988-03-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706123     Medline TA:  Acta Radiol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  751-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple / pathology,  radiography*
Adult
Female
Fetus / radiography
Humans
Lung / abnormalities*,  pathology,  radiography
Pregnancy

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