Incidentally detected unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis with pulmonary hypoplasia in a 67 year old woman.

@article{Muthusami2010IncidentallyDU,
  title={Incidentally detected unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis with pulmonary hypoplasia in a 67 year old woman.},
  author={Prakash Muthusami and Ramesh Ananthakrishnan and Subramanium Elangovan},
  journal={Journal of radiology case reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 11},
  pages={32-7}
}
Unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis is commonly seen associated with other congenital cardiovascular defects, when it is detected early in life, but isolated absence of the pulmonary artery is a rare entity, usually detected in adulthood. The latter patients are usually asymptomatic or might present with varied non-specific manifestations such as respiratory tract infections and hemoptysis. This report describes the imaging findings of a 67 year old female with absence of the right pulmonary… CONTINUE READING

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