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Ipsilateral lobar emphysema in an infant with a repaired congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
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PMID:  20693932     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
OBJECTIVE: : To report a case of lobar emphysema in an infant who had a congenital diaphragmatic hernia that was surgically repaired at birth.
DESIGN: : Case report.
SETTING: : Pediatric critical care unit in a tertiary care hospital.
PATIENT: : A 9-month-old infant who had massive hyperinflation of the right lung and respiratory failure.
INTERVENTIONS: : Confirmation of lobar hyperinflation of the right lung with ventilation and perfusion defects and surgical treatment with lobectomy.
MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: : Successful treatment of respiratory failure.
CONCLUSION: : Lobar emphysema can be a rare development in patients who had a congenital diaphragmatic hernia at birth. This can result in respiratory failure and needs surgical intervention.
Joseph Sykes; Derrick McQueen; Lakshmi Vaithilingham; Hussnain Mirza; Susmita Mikkilineni; Meena Kalyanaraman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1529-7535     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Crit Care Med     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100954653     Medline TA:  Pediatr Crit Care Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e205-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
From Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ.
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