Multislice CT and CT angiography for non-invasive evaluation of bronchopulmonary sequestration

@article{Ahmed2004MultisliceCA,
  title={Multislice CT and CT angiography for non-invasive evaluation of bronchopulmonary sequestration},
  author={Mukhtiar Ahmed and Volkmar Jacobi and Thomas J. Vogl},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={2141-2143}
}
Bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS) is a rare congenital anomaly due to disturbed embryogenesis with a surplus budding of the lungs. BPS has no communication with the bronchial system. In most cases the blood supply of the sequestration is systemic via the aorta. There are two types of BPS: intralobar sequestration without its own pleural covering and extralobar sequestration with a separate pleura. They are clinically manifested in different ways. Sequestration normally occurs in the left… CONTINUE READING