Corpus ID: 6028917

Unilateral pulmonary agenesis associated with colloidal goiter in a newborn: a case report.

@article{Gkhan2005UnilateralPA,
  title={Unilateral pulmonary agenesis associated with colloidal goiter in a newborn: a case report.},
  author={G{\"u}zide Ayşe G{\"o}khan and G{\"u}lay Ozbılım and Sevgi Bozova and Aşkin G{\"u}ra and Hakan Ongun and Ercan Mihci and G{\"o}khan Arslan},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={
          295-7
        }
}
  • Güzide Ayşe Gökhan, Gülay Ozbılım, +4 authors Gökhan Arslan
  • Published in
    The Turkish journal of…
    2005
  • Medicine
  • Unilateral pulmonary agenesis is a very rare developmental malformation that is often associated with other anomalies. It can be asymptomatic or present with respiratory symptoms. Our case is a female newborn infant who had been taken to the hospital suffering from difficulty in breathing at the first day of birth. The baby died at the age of three days due to respiratory failure. On autopsy examination and its histopathological evaluation, we detected right pulmonary agenesis and colloidal… CONTINUE READING

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