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Swyer-James Syndrome

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Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Swyer-James Syndrome

History: 9 y/o boy with dyspnea on exertion. Chest radiograph done a year later (patient at the time had a viral infection) was reported as normal.

Findings: CXR demonstrates a hyperlucent left hemithorax. Follow up CT reveals diminished left lung vasculature and associated decreased parenchymal density.

Ddx: P Poland Syndrome O Obstruction (i.e. airway foreign body) E Embolus/Emphysema M Mastectomy (not applicable in this young male) S Swyer-James Syndrome

Dxhow: Radiographically

Exam: Unrevealing.

No MeSH data available.


Axial CT of the lungs demonstrates left-sided vascular pruning with associated loss of parenchymal density.
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Swyer-James Syndrome

Banks KB - MedPix

Axial CT of the lungs demonstrates left-sided vascular pruning with associated loss of parenchymal density.
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MPX1255_synpic18243: Axial CT of the lungs demonstrates left-sided vascular pruning with associated loss of parenchymal density.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Swyer-James Syndrome

History: 9 y/o boy with dyspnea on exertion. Chest radiograph done a year later (patient at the time had a viral infection) was reported as normal.

Findings: CXR demonstrates a hyperlucent left hemithorax. Follow up CT reveals diminished left lung vasculature and associated decreased parenchymal density.

Ddx: P Poland Syndrome O Obstruction (i.e. airway foreign body) E Embolus/Emphysema M Mastectomy (not applicable in this young male) S Swyer-James Syndrome

Dxhow: Radiographically

Exam: Unrevealing.

No MeSH data available.