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Ring-sling complex: report of one case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16640008     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The ring-sling complex is a rare developmental anomaly combining pulmonary artery sling and complete tracheal ring. The abnormal left pulmonary artery is a sling-like structure that surrounds the trachea and produces upper airway obstruction. Complete tracheal ring is associated with tracheal stenosis which often leads to respiratory distress. This article presents a case of this anomaly and emphasizes the importance of detecting the complex combination when evaluating related disease spectrum.
Authors:
Chia-Hung Yo; Chien-Chang Lee; Chung-I Chang; Shyh-Jye Chen; Mei-Hwan Wu; Frank L Lu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi     Volume:  46     ISSN:  1608-8115     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-27     Completed Date:  2006-05-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100958202     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  311-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Infant
Male
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Trachea / abnormalities*
Tracheal Stenosis / congenital*,  radiography,  surgery

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