Pulmonary Sequestration: A Case Report

  • Mohammad Sadegh Gholami Farashah Department of Anatomical Sciences and Histology, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Nastaran Hesam Shariati Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia.
  • Reza Asghari Department of Anatomical Sciences and Histology, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Susan Mohamadi Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.
  • Mohammad Amin Dolatkhah Department of Anatomical Sciences and Histology, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Mohammad Bakhtiar Hesam Shariati Department of Anatomical Sciences and Histology, School of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.
Keywords: Lung, Bronchopulmonary sequestration, Congenital abnormalities, Chest pain

Abstract

Pulmonary sequestration is a relatively rare congenital malformation characterized by an abnormal mass of dysplastic lung tissue. This mass is separated from the bronchopulmonary tree and vascularized by an aberrant systemic artery. Pulmonary sequestration common symptoms are chest pain, persistent dry cough, shortness of breath, hemoptysis, and recurrent attractions of pneumonia. We report a case of a 45-year-old man who suffered from recurrent cough for one year and bleeding with pain in the left chest. He was eventually diagnosed with intralobar pulmonary sequestration. Surgical removal of the sequestration generally has good outcomes.

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Published
2019-11-17
How to Cite
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Gholami Farashah MS, Hesam Shariati N, Asghari R, Mohamadi S, Dolatkhah MA, Hesam Shariati MB. Pulmonary Sequestration: A Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 57(6):398-401.
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