Sequestration of the posterobasal segment of the right lower pulmonary lobe

Service de chirurgie thoracique, hôpital militaire d'instruction Mohammed-V, Rabat, Maroc.
Annales de Chirurgie (Impact Factor: 0.52). 12/2006; 131(9):547-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.anchir.2006.03.002
Source: PubMed

ABSTRACT Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital malformation that receives its blood supply from a systemic artery. We report a case of pulmonary sequestration treated by ligature of the anomalous artery without pulmonary resection. Pulmonary sequestration must be treated surgically before the occurrence of severe complications.

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