Pulmonary sequestration involves an abnormal pulmonary tissue separated from the normal pulmonary parenchyma, not connected to the tracheobronchial tree and supplied by a systemic artery. A case of intralobar pulmonary sequestration is presented. Case; a 49-year-old male was admitted to our hospital complaining of fever, cough and sputum production. Sputum culture resulted in a large growth ofAspergillus niger. Angiography showed an abnormal blood supply from the abdominal aorta to the right lower lobe. Right lower lobectomy was performed. The postoperative courses are uneventful.
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Kanazawa, S., Nagae, T., Mukai, N. et al. Pulmonary sequestration associated with aspergillosis. Jpn J Thorac Caridovasc Surg 48, 251–253 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03218134
- pulmonary sequestration
- surgical resection
- anomalous systemic artery