TITLE

Pseudohorseshoe lung

AUTHOR(S)
Singh, Navneet; Agarwal, Ritesh; Gupta, Dheeraj
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/12/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p394
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case report of a 14-year old boy with a 10-year history of recurring episodes of fever and productive cough. The boy had been treated for pneumonia and received antituberculous therapy. A chest radiograph was performed by the boy, leading to the need for computed tomography of the chest. His sputum analysis for acid-fast bacilli and workup for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis were found to be negative. He was reassured and discharged with a diagnosis of bronchiectasis with destroyed left lung. It is noted that pseudohorseshoe lung affects the pediatric population.
ACCESSION #
28799370

 

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