An Interesting Case Of Absent Pulmonary Artery

Reddy, Pradeep Kumar K and Rao, Sudhakar M and Raja, Rajan M and Ashwal, AJ and Padmakumar, R and Reddy, Goutham Katukuri (2016) An Interesting Case Of Absent Pulmonary Artery. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 7 (4). pp. 705-708. ISSN 0975-8585

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Combination of pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary artery agenesis is one of the rarest respiratory diseases. This case is about a 3 year old asymptomatic female child presented with congenital scoliosis, on further investigation she was found to have left pulmonary hypoplasia with left pulmonary artery agenesis. Though the patient may be asymptomatic for the age and findings might be incidental, our case report signifies the importance that when a patient presents with chest wall deformities it is worth to investigate further to rule out the other associated congenital anomalies as happened in our case.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Congenital scoliosis; Pulmonary hypoplasia; Pulmonary artery agenesis; Asymptomatic
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Cardiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2017 06:51
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2017 06:51

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