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Case report


Intralobar pulmonary sequestratıon as an unusual cause of recurrent hemoptysis

Servet KayhanBurçin CelikUmit BeletOguz Aydin
Departments of Pulmonary Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Radiology, and Pathology, University of Ondokuz Mayis, School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
Date of Submission: 01-Sep-2012, Date of Acceptance: 24-Sep-2012, Date of Web Publication: 30-Nov-2012.
Corresponding Author:
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Servet Kayhan

Department of Pulmonary Disease, Ondokuz Mayis University, School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey.
E-mail: kayhanservet@gmail.com

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Servet Kayhan

Department of Pulmonary Disease, Ondokuz Mayis University, School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey.
E-mail: kayhanservet@gmail.com

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.104304 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Pulmonary sequestration is an embryonic, cystic lung tissue that is supplied by systemic blood circulation. It is a nonfunctional lung parenchyma unconnected to normal tracheobronchial system. In cases of pulmonary sequestration, surgical interventions should be performed in order to prevent possible complications such as massive hemoptysis and infections. Preoperative imaging and treatment planning should be done carefully. We present an uncommon case of recurrent hemoptysis caused by intralobar pulmonary sequestration located in the left lower lobe.
Keywords: Bronchopulmonary Sequestration, Hemoptysis, Thoracic Surgery

Cited in 2 Documents

  1. A.-S. Truant, P. Eucher, J.-P. Trigaux, B. Weynand and E. Bodart (2014) Hémoptysies récidivantes chez un adolescent : à propos d’un cas de séquestration bronchopulmonaire. Archives de Pédiatrie 21(10):1139. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.07.009
  2. Jernej Avsenik, Tomaž Štupnik and Peter Popovič (2016) Endovascular embolization prior to surgical resection of symptomatic intralobar pulmonary sequestration in an adult. European Journal of Radiology Open 3:12. doi: 10.1016/j.ejro.2015.11.001

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