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A Case of Agenesis of the Right Lung Accompanied by Cleft Lip

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1995;38(2):252-256.
Published online February 15, 1995.
A Case of Agenesis of the Right Lung Accompanied by Cleft Lip
Dong Joon Lee, Moon Soo Han, Won Bae Lee, Joon Sung Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical College, Seoul, Korea
선천성 토순과 구개열을 동반한 우측 폐 무발육증 1례
이동준, 한문수, 이원배, 이준성
가톨릭대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
This paper describes a case of agenesis of the right lung in a male neonate, who suffered respiratory difficulty. He was evaluated by plain X-ray, bronchography, lung perfusion scan, chest CT, and brain CT. After he died, autopsy was performed. The results revealed multiple anomalies which included cleft lip and palate, absence of left thumb and radius bone, hemivertebra between L1 and L2, arachnoid cyst in occipital lobe of brain. We report this case with brief review fo some related literature.
Key Words: Agenesis of right lung


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