Pulmonary Sequestration as an Incidental Finding of Pediatric Abdominal Ultrasound - Two Cases


  • Jovan Lovrenski Radiology Department, Institute for Children and Adolescents Health Care of Vojvodina, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Hajduk Veljkova 3, Novi Sad 21000, Serbia.




abdomen, lung, pediatrics, pulmonary sequestration, ultrasound


Abdominal ultrasound (US) is a commonly indicated examination in pediatrics. However, lung bases are often not thoroughly examined. Pulmonary sequestration is mostly detected prenatally, but also postnatally – incidentally or with the appearance of recurrent pulmonary infections. It can be detected by US, yet our research has not found a single reported case where sequestration was incidentally detected by US, without any previous knowledge of its existence. Here, we report on 2 such cases of pulmonary sequestrations detected during routine pediatric abdominal US. Tubular anechogenic structure above the left hemidiaphragm should bring attention to the potential diagnosis of pulmonary sequestration.


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Lovrenski J. Pulmonary Sequestration as an Incidental Finding of Pediatric Abdominal Ultrasound - Two Cases. J Health Sci Med Res [Internet]. 2018 Nov. 8 [cited 2022 Oct. 1];37(1):61-6. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jhsmr/article/view/137350



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