Isolated unilateral left upper lobe agenesis causing recurrent pneumonia: A case report

  • Jyoti Agrawal BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • Mukesh Gupta BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
Keywords: Lung Agenesis

Abstract

Lung agensis is a rare developmental anomaly. It can range from total bronchial and parechymal agensis to mild pulmonary parenchymal hypoplasia of one or both lungs. A case of lobar agenesis of the left upper lung in a three month old girl causing recurrent chest infection is presented.

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2015;35(2):175-176

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Author Biographies

Jyoti Agrawal, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan

Department of Paediatrics and adoloscent mediciene

Mukesh Gupta, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
Deparment of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging
Published
2016-01-20
How to Cite
Agrawal, J., & Gupta, M. (2016). Isolated unilateral left upper lobe agenesis causing recurrent pneumonia: A case report. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 35(2), 175-176. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v35i2.13307
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series