Volume 2012, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital malformation of the lower respiratory tract characterized by a non-functioning mass of lung tissue that is not communicating with the normal tracheo-bronchial tree and receives its vascular supply from a systemic artery. We report the first case of intrapulmonary sequestration in Qatar, of a 22 year-old Qatari male who presented with recurrent chest infection. This case study includes a literature review.


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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): congenitalmalformationpulmonary sequestration and Qatar
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