Percutaneous Management of Lung Sequestration


Video Supplement to “Endovascular Embolization of Intrapulmonary Sequestration,” by Agarwal, et al. (October 2020 Clinical Images).

A 25-year old woman presented with recurrent chest infections since childhood. A chest x-ray revealed heterogeneous left lower-lobe opacity and CT scan revealed irregular subsegmental pneumonitis in the posterior basal segment of the left lower zone, with sequestrated lung lobe along with anomalous vessel arising from the left lateral wall of the descending thoracic aorta. The following series of aortograms with selective dye injection identified the feeder vessel, as well as the result after occlusion with an Amplatzer vascular plug.

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