Torsed Pulmonary Sequestration Presenting With Gastrointestinal Manifestations
Clinical Pediatrics (Impact Factor: 1.15). 08/2012; 52(10). DOI: 10.1177/0009922812453197
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ABSTRACT: We describe a rare case of extralobar pulmonary sequestration with hemorrhagic infarction in a 10-year-old boy who presented with acute abdominal pain and fever. In our case, internal branching linear architecture, lack of enhancement in the peripheral portion of the lesion with internal hemorrhage, and vascular pedicle were well visualized on preoperative magnetic resonance imaging that led to successful preoperative diagnosis of extralobar pulmonary sequestration with hemorrhagic infarction probably due to torsion.
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