Pulmonary hypoplasia resulting from phrenic nerve agenesis and diaphragmatic amyoplasia.

@article{Goldstein1980PulmonaryHR,
  title={Pulmonary hypoplasia resulting from phrenic nerve agenesis and diaphragmatic amyoplasia.},
  author={Jeffrey H. Dyer Stanley Goldstein and Lynne M. Reid},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1980},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={
          282-7
        }
}
We report the clinical, general postmortem, and pulmonary morphometric features of a unique case of pulmonary hypoplasia resulting from phrenic nerve agenesis and diaphragmatic amyoplasia. The lungs showed a marked reduction in the number of bronchial branches with relatively normal intra-acinar growth, indicating interference with lung development before the sixteenth week of gestation. The pulmonary abnormalities arose early in gestation, suggesting that normal diaphragmatic neuromuscular… CONTINUE READING

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