Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1992;35(2):240-244.
Published online February 15, 1992.
A Case of Agenesis of the Right Lung
Hyun Soon Lee1, Gyeong Cheol Yoon1, Se Wook Oh1, Ho Seek Ahn1, Sung Won Kim1, Chung Hee Chi2
1Department of Pediatrics, St. Benedict Hospital, Busan, Korea
2Department of Pathology, St. Benedict Hospital, Busan, Korea
우측 폐 무발육증 1례
이현순1, 윤경철1, 오세욱1, 안호식1, 김성원1, 지정희2
1부산 성분도병원 소아과
2부산 성분도병원 해부병리과
Abstract
Unilateral lung agenesis is defined with absence of parenchyme, supporting structures and airway below the level of the carina. Lung agenesis is associated with other anomaly of cardiovascular system, musculoskeletal system and genitourinary system in about 50% cases. In most cases, the diseases is found due to respiratoru problems. Prognosis is variable but largely depends on the associated anomaly and respirator infection. We experienced a cases of right lung ageniesis and confirmed by clinical, radiologic finding and autopsy. We report the cases associating floating thumb with review of the related literatures.
Key Words: Lung Agenesis


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