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2007-10-20-12 Lung sequestration, extralobar © Tihonenko www.thefetus.net/
Lung sequestration, extralobar

Olga Savchenko, MD**; Natalia Bortnovskaya, MD**.


**  Medical Genetic Center, Gomel, Belarus.
 

 

 

Case report

We present a case of the extralobar infradiaphragmatic lung sequestration diagnosed at 22 weeks of pregnancy in the Gomel"s Medical Genetic Center. The following images and video were taken at 36 weeks. The diagnosis was confirmed after birth.

Images 1, 2: 36 weeks of pregnancy; the oblique transverse and parasagittal images showing a hyperechoic infradiaphragmatic structure representing the lung sequestration.

 

Images 3, 4: 36 weeks of pregnancy. The image 3 shows a parasagittal scan showing a hyperechoic infradiaphragmatic structure representing the lung sequestration. The image 4 shows the vessel supply of the extralobar sequestered lung lobe depicted by power Doppler.

 

Video 1: 36 weeks of pregnancy; the video shows a hyperechoic infradiaphragmatic structure representing the lung sequestration and its vessel supply.

 

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