Congenital absence of the right upper lobe bronchus with double segmental tracheal bronchi

Gabriele Di Luozzo, Heung Bae Kim, Phillip M. Boiselle, Andrew A. Colin, Steven J. Fishman

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Abstract

A multidisciplinary approach revealed an absent right upper lobe bronchus and atretic bronchioles in a child with recurrent pulmonary infections. Use of a multidimensional computed tomographic scan and bronchoscopy clearly delineated the anatomical aberration. The child underwent an uncomplicated right upper anterior segmentectomy with an expedient recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-334
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume79
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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