Left Upper Lobectomy for Congenital Lobar Emphysema in a Low Weight Infant


Congenital lobar emphysema (CLE) is a rare lung congenital malformation. Differential diagnosis of the disease remains challenging in an infant with acute respiratory distress. We report a case of a 3-week-old female infant with a weight of 2.1 kg who presented respiratory distress related to CLE. Left upper lobectomy was performed and she had an uneventful… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2016/4182741


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