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Intralobar lung sequestration with systemic coronary arterial supply.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10460367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulmonary sequestration is a rare anomaly. An accurate pre-operative evaluation of its vascular supply is essential for the surgeon's operative approach. We describe here an intrapulmonary sequestration with vascular arterial supply via the left circumflex and the right coronary artery. This case demonstrates that if aortography is unrevealing, then a coronary source should be considered in the preoperative search for the arterial supply to a pulmonary sequestration. Moreover, pulmonary sequestration should be listed in the differential diagnosis of aberrant coronary arteries.
G Bertsch; T Markert; D Hahn; R E Silber; P Schanzenbächer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-04     Completed Date:  1999-11-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1324-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Medizinische Universitätsklinik, Josef Schneider Strasse 2-8, D-97074 Würzburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchopulmonary Sequestration / radiography*,  surgery
Coronary Angiography*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Lung Diseases, Obstructive / etiology,  radiography,  surgery
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Comment In:
Eur Radiol. 2001;11(2):348   [PMID:  11218039 ]

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