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

Authors

  • 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.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31584/jhsmr.032

Keywords:

abdomen, lung, pediatrics, pulmonary sequestration, ultrasound

Abstract

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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Published

2018-11-08

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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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