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AKDAG, Arzu; ARICI, Sule; KAYA, Mete  and  TURGUT, Ahmet. Extralobar pulmonary sequestration as a cause of recurrent pulmonary hemorrhage in a neonate. Arch. argent. pediatr. [online]. 2016, vol.114, n.1, pp.e21-e24. ISSN 0325-0075.

Pulmonary sequestration is acystic or solid congenital lung malformation comprised of non functional lung tissue that does not communicate with the normal tracheobronchial tree and has a systemic arterial blood supply. There aretwo forms of sequestration: intralobar and extralobar. Its treatment is surgical resection. Here we presented a case of premature neonate with extralobar pulmonary sequestration who had respiratory failure and recurrent pulmonary hemorrhage. Following surgery, the patient showed significant clinical improvement.

Keywords : Pulmonary diseases; Hemorrhage; Ppulmonary sequestration; Extralobar; Newborn.

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