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Pulmonary sequestration: ultrasonographic visualization of feeding artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2681496     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An intralobar pulmonary sequestration was diagnosed by ultrasonography in a child presenting with chronic respiratory infection. Chest radiograph showed multicystic infiltration in the left lung base. This was diagnosed as cystic bronchiectasis and failed to clear up in spite of adequate antibiotic therapy. Ultrasound (real-time) examination suggested pulmonary sequestration, and an aberrant blood supply was demonstrated. Subsequent angiography, surgery and pathological examination of the resected segment confirmed the diagnosis.
A Tritrakarn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1989 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-12-21     Completed Date:  1989-12-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  465-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal / abnormalities
Arteries / abnormalities*
Bronchopulmonary Sequestration / diagnosis*,  radiography
Lung / blood supply*

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