Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(12):1723-1728.
Published online December 31, 1990.
A Case of Right Lung Agenesis Associated with Right Hemifacial Atrophy.
Jung Tak Kim1, Young Mi Chung1, Dong Goo Lee1, Byeong Ju Jeoung1, Kyu Earn Kim1, Ki Young Lee1, Jin Suk Suh2
1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
우측 안면 위축을 동반한 우측 폐 무발육증 1례
김정탁1, 정영미1, 이동구1, 정병주1, 김규언1, 이기영1, 서진석2
1연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 방사선과학교실
Received: 14 June 1990   • Accepted: 11 September 1990
Abstract
Unilateral lung agenesis is a rare disease with associated anomalies of soft tissue, the musculos- keletal system, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system in 50-60% of cases. When associat- ed anomalies are absent, the disease may not be discovered during a lifetime, but in most of the cases, frequent respiratory infection or associated anomalies make it possible for diagnosis of the disease. Since early diagnosis is essential to prevent respiratory infection by careful respiratory physical therapy, it is continued by follow up. The authors experienced a case of right lung agenesis in 14-month-old female patient with right hemifacial atrophy who had suffered from frequent respiratory infections at least twice a month, and was diagnosed by chest X-ray, bronchogram, lung perfusion scan and chest C-T scan. Henceforth, we report the case together with references.
Key Words: Lung Agenesis




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