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Pulmonary sequestration: an uncommon presentation with acute chest pain

Jamhuri, Nur Syazwani and Hasnol Aidi, Aminuddin and Mohamad Ali, Nur Izzati and Bahtiar, Mohamad Syahiirul Afifi (2022) Pulmonary sequestration: an uncommon presentation with acute chest pain. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 41. pp. 1-4. E-ISSN 2213-0071

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This is a case of 18-year-old teenager presented with acute left sided chest pain for five days. This was associated with intermittent cough, and loss of weight in two weeks. Diagnosis was made by computed tomography of thorax plus angiogram that showed infected left intralobar pulmonary sequestration with lung abscess. Sputum culture grew Pseudomonas aeruginosa. He completed 14 days of antibiotic and subjected to feeding artery embolization. The aim of this case report is to highlight on the uncommon presentation and the need of high index of suspicion of pulmonary sequestration with support by imaging findings.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pulmonary sequestration Bronchopulmonary sequestration Intralobar pulmonary sequestration Chest pain Embolization Surgical resection
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC111 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC731 Specialties of Internal Medicine-Diseases of The Respiratory System
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine
Depositing User: Dr Aminuddin Hasnol Aidi
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2023 11:35
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2023 13:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/102954

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