Pulmonary sequestration

Common Name(s)

Pulmonary sequestration

Pulmonary sequestration is a rare malformation where non-functioning lung tissue is separated from the rest of the lung and supplied with blood from an unusual source, often an artery from systemic circulation.  It may be congenital (present from birth) or acquired. Pulmonary sequestrations may be defined as intralobular or extralobular, depending on their location. Symptoms may include chronic cough, respiratory distress or infection. Treatment depends on the location and may involve surgery.
 

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The terms "Pulmonary sequestration" returned 137 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Uniportal thoracoscopic lobectomy for intralobar pulmonary sequestration.
 

Author(s): Alan D L Sihoe, Qigang Luo, Guangqiang Shao, Yue Li, Jinglong Li, Dazhi Pang

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Pulmonary sequestration is an uncommon congenital condition for which surgical resection is usually indicated - either via open thoracotomy or conventional multi-port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS). Of the two types of sequestration, intralobar sequestration is technically ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2016

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Intralobar pulmonary sequestration associated with congenital broncho-esophageal fistula.
 

Author(s): Rıza Doğan, Erkan Dikmen, Sevgen Önder

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. ;57(3):311-4.

 

Pulmonary sequestration and congenital broncho-esophageal fistula are both rare malformations; nonetheless, in the presence of recurrent pulmonary infection, the possibility that one or the other may be involved should not be disregarded. To our knowledge, the concurrence of intralobar ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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Use of an Amplatzer® device in a patient with pulmonary sequestration.
 

Author(s): Jose M Naranjo Gómez, Daniel Valdivia Concha, Pilar Servent, Javier Goicolea

Journal: EuroIntervention. 2015 Dec;11(8):e1-2.

 

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2015

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The terms "Pulmonary sequestration" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Case Report and a Short Literature Review of Pulmonary Sequestration Showing Elevated Serum Levels of Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9.
 

Author(s): Jiajia Dong, Yijing Cai, Ruicong Chen, Shanjie Du, Yongping Chen, Keqing Shi

Journal: J Nippon Med Sch. 2015 ;82(4):211-5.

 

Pulmonary sequestration is a type of bronchopulmonary malformation defined as an isolated portion of lung tissue with systemic arterial supply and no bronchial communication. Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) has been used for diagnosis and follow-up of gastrointestinal tumors. The ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2015

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[Coexistence of pulmonary sequestration and congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. Case report and review of literature].
 

Author(s): Marcin Tomasz Sanocki, Anna Dudek, Katarzyna Krenke, Maciej Karolczak, Barbara Motylewicz, Marek Kulus

Journal: Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 2014 ;82(4):377-84.

 

This paper presents a case report of an infant, with a prenatally diagnosed congenital lung malformation, which proved to be pulmonary sequestration and congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. The authors discuss current knowledge on diagnosis, clinical course and suggestions ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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Rare localization of an extralobar pulmonary sequestration in a child as a diagnostic challenge: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Hanna Chojnacka, Kaja Giżewska-Kacprzak, Tomasz Grodzki, Marek Rybkiewicz, Piotr Nowakowski, Elzbieta Gawrych

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. ;56(2):203-7.

 

We present a child with a rare finding of an extralobar pulmonary sequestration localized in the upper mediastinum. Findings of the prenatal screening enabled early postnatal diagnostic measures that revealed a heterogeneous mass situated next to the thymus. Based on the localization ...

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2014

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