• Rare case of pulmonary veins anomaly in infant with complicated left lung bronchogenic cyst
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Rare case of pulmonary veins anomaly in infant with complicated left lung bronchogenic cyst

PAEDIATRIC SURGERY.UKRAINE.2018.1(58):54-60; doi 10.15574/PS.2018.58.54

Sliepov O. K., Migur M. Yu., Ponomarenko O. P., Ternytska Yu. P.
SI «Institute of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine
SI «Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Diagnosis of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine

The article presents a rare clinical case of pulmonary veins anomaly and complicated left lower lobe bronchogenic cyst combination in an infant. During the left lower lobectomy, the upper left lobe lingular segments’ vein drained into the left lower pulmonary vein was revealed. The indicated vessel intersection may lead to either corresponding segments or entire upper lobe blood circulation disruption with subsequent catastrophic consequences. The lingular segments’ vein was stripped from surrounding tissues up to its fusion with the lower pulmonary vein and remained intact. The left lower lobectomy with the cyst has been performed. The postoperative course was uneventful. Good outcome after the surgical management of above mentioned associated defects was achieved.
Key words: bronchogenic cyst, anomaly of pulmonary veins, lobectomy, surgical treatment, infant.

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