|Chest x-ray showed non-homogeneous, hypodense lesion of the left lung|
|Barium swallow and follow through excluded the possibility of diaphragmatic hernia|
|Radio-active ventilation - Perfusion scan|
|CT scan chest|
|Post-operative chest x-ray|
Cystic Adenomatoid Emphysema
Resection of the lower lobe of the Lt. lung performed on 5/9/88. He was 10 days old. Newborn, N.V.D, U.A.E national, Male, who was having:
Breathing difficulty, bulging of the left hemithorax with restriction of movement and deminited air entries.
CXR: Non homogeneous, hypo dense lesion of the left lung field with shift of the trachea & mediastinum to the right side.
Diluted Barium swallow & follow through have excluded congenital diaphragmatic hernia or eventration.
C.T. Scan chest and Radio-Active Isotope Ventilation- Perfusion scans: Multicystic lesion confined to the upper lobe of the left lung.