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TERCEROS MACHUCA, Lario; LAZARTE AMAYA, Rossio; BALDELOMAR FUENTES, Micaela  and  CHUCUSEA MARTINEZ, Noemí. Congenital lobar emphysema. Clinical case. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2017, vol.20, n.1, pp.44-46. ISSN 1817-7433.

Congenital lobar emphysema (ELC) is a rare lung malformation. This is an over distension of one or more lung lobes. The main causes are deficieney of development of bronchial cartilage and bronchial obstruction of valve type usually caused by idiopathic bronchial stenosis. Treatment generally is fitness for repair. Case Report: baby delivered by caesarean section. At 16 days of life starts with mild respiratory distress, coughing and vomiting, chest radiography impressive left diaphragmatic hernia so is hospitalized. Laboratories normal income. Echocardiography Cardiac situs solitus dextroposition in a mass displacement, CIV, FOP. Normal diaphragmatic and abdominal ultrasound. Barium enema: Colonic Marco usual good passage located in topografía. TAC Torax multiple cysts in the left lung field. It is performed left lower lobectomy. Congenital lobar emphysema histopathology confirmed. It is discharged 10 days after surgery.

Keywords : malformations; Emphysema; Newborn.

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