Sequestration of the posterobasal segment of the right lower pulmonary lobe

ArticleinAnnales de Chirurgie 131(9):547-9 · December 2006with32 Reads
Impact Factor: 0.52 · DOI: 10.1016/j.anchir.2006.03.002 · Source: PubMed


    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.