JAMES A. WIER
Congenital anomalies of the lung in the adult are being recognized with increasing frequency, and an awareness of the possibility of their presence in the differential diagnosis of pulmonary disease may lead to the correct diagnosis during the course of an adequate clinical examination, including roentgenogram of the chest. Failure to consider the possibility of an anomalous condition, on the other hand, may lead to embarrassing error in diagnosis and management. This point may be illustrated by the following case report.
Case 1 (figures 1, 2 and 3). This young soldier was admitted to our hospital with a
WIER JA. CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF THE LUNG*. Ann Intern Med. 1960;52:330–348. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-52-2-330
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(2):330-348.
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