CHARLES A. RIBAUDO, M.D., F.A.C.P.; PLINIO ROSSI, M.D.; JOHN V. COMER, M.D.
This report of a patient with intralobar pulmonary sequestration demonstrates that this clinical entity can be diagnosed antemortem (1-14). Preoperative demonstration by aortography and selective arteriography of the anomalous arterial vessel and the venous drainage into the pulmonary veins and left atrium confirmed the preoperative clinical impression in this case (5, 9, 11, 13, 14), and these findings guided surgical therapy.
Intralobar pulmonary sequestration is recognized as a distinct clinical entity (1-14). It is a developmental anomaly in which a portion of the lower lobe of the lung is separated from the remainder of the lung. The sequestrated portion is
RIBAUDO CA, ROSSI P, COMER JV. Intralobar Bronchopulmonary Sequestration Demonstrated by Aortography and Selective Arteriography of the Anomalous Vessel. Ann Intern Med. ;64:381–386. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-2-381
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(2):381-386.
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