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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 146-147

Lobar agenesis of the lung in a newborn: A rare case report

1 Pediatric Surgery Unit, Ashish Hospital and Research Centre, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Intern in Hitkarni Dental College and Hospital, Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pradyumna Pan
Pediatric Surgery Unit, Ashish Hospital and Research Centre, Jabalpur - 482 001, Madhya Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_38_20

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Lobar agenesis (LA) of the lung is a very uncommon congenital anomaly. Typically, the presentation is with respiratory symptoms, but the onset is highly variable. LA may be an isolated defect, but is often associated with congenital VACTERL anomalies. Here, we describe a neonate with agenesis of the middle and upper lobes of the right lung.

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