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Segmental bronchial atresia--a case report and a literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10207705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bronchial atresia is a short and juxtahilar bronchus interruption. This uncommon malformation leads to an obstructive and systematized emphysema, often associated with mucoid impaction. The authors report the case of a 5-year-old boy and review the literature in order to recall the radiologic features of this affection, which are characterized by an obstructive segmental or lobar emphysema often located in the upper lobe. The modern imaging means are not necessary for diagnosis. Bronchography confirms the atresia. Neonatal bronchial atresia appears as an opaque segment or lobe with retention of the alveolar liquid.
L Ouzidane; A Benjelloun; M el Hajjam; M Ksiyer; A Abid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0939-7248     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-16     Completed Date:  1999-06-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Imaging Pediatric Department, Child Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / abnormalities*
Child, Preschool
Congenital Abnormalities / epidemiology,  radiography
Pulmonary Emphysema / epidemiology,  etiology*,  radiography

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